There are a number of intangible cultural heritage experience sites in Hangzhou that is worth checking out. Have you been to these places before? Let Hangzhou Culture and Tourism bring you close to them and find out what exciting activities they provide for visitors.
Name of the experience site: Wang Xingji Fan (王星记) Art Cultural Experience
Address: No. 118 Changban Alley, Xiacheng District 下城区长板巷118号
Transportation: Take bus No. 274 and get off at the bus stop of North Zhaohui Ninth Community (pinyin: zhao hui jiu qu bei; simplified Chinese: 朝晖九区北)
Contents of daily activities: Fan-making skills show, classes by masters of arts and crafts, DIY handicraft experience, etc.
Telephone: +86 571 88376201 (Reservation needed)
Note: Only groups of more than 10 people are accepted
Homespun Textile Skills
Name of the experience site: Xiao Xiang San Xun (小巷三寻) Homespun Textile Life Experience Museum
Address: 7-9, Building 17, Wan Jia Xing Cheng, Xiacheng District 下城区万家星城17幢7-9
Transportation: Take Bus No. 187 or No. 316 to the bus stop of Yanjiagang Bridge (pinyin: yang jia gang qiao; simplified Chinese: 颜家港桥) and get off
Contents of daily activities:It mainly displays the skills of making homespun textiles. The museum is composed of a homespun textile cultural area and an exhibit display area, with a total display area of more than 500 square meters. It collects a variety of textile tools such as old-fashioned looms, spinning wheels, and more than 16,000 high-quality spinning shuttles. Meanwhile, it gathers many handicrafts from various villages, and daily necessities and intangible cultural heritage designed by famous masters according to the characteristics of Xiao Xiang San Xun textiles.
Telephone: +86 571 86959159
Note: Business hours are from 8:00 to 17:00
Bamboo Paper Making Skills
Name of the experience site: Cai's Paper Workshop 蔡氏纸坊
Address: Caijiawu Village, Lingqiao Town, Fuyang District 富阳区灵桥镇蔡家坞村
Transportation: It is recommended to go by car
Contents of daily activities: Relying on bamboo paper, Cai's Paper Workshop has established the cultural and creative project that integrates production, visiting experience, homestay, and other cultural and tourism through-train services, and promote the interactive experience of intangible cultural heritage projects.
Telephone: Cai Xiangfei +86 13968154654
Note: The price is 50 Yuan per person, and the parent-child price (one adult and one kid) is 80 Yuan per person.
Dragon Boat Festival - Jiangcun Dragon Boat Pageant
Recommended experience site: Xixi Dragon Boat Exhibition Hall
Address: Xixi Wetland, 518 Tianmushan Road (within Hezhu Street) 天目山路518号西溪湿地（河渚街内）
Transportation: Take Bus No. 290, No. 70, etc. to the bus stop of West Wensan West Road (pinyin: wen san xi lu xi; simplified Chinese: 文三西路西) and get off
Contents of daily activities:The Xixi Dragon Boat Exhibition Hall displays Xixi's unique dragon boats. Visitors can enjoy the magnificent carvings, arches, various corner flags and other decorations of the Jiangcun dragon boat up close. The Jiangcun Dragon Boat Pageant is a unique traditional folk event in the Jiangcun area of Xixi and has a history of more than 500 years.
Telephone: +86 571 88106696/88106688
Note: The opening hours are from 8:30 to 17:00, and the Dragon Boat Exhibition Hall is located in the free open area and requires no tickets. During the Dragon Boat Festival, there are folk events such as wrapping rice dumplings and making sachets on Hezhu Street for tourists to participate in.
Zhejiang School Guqin Art
Name of the experience site: West Lake Guqin Society 西湖琴社
Address: 17 Goushanli, Nanshan Road, Shangcheng District 上城区南山路勾山里17号
Transportation: Take bus No. 124, No. 42, No. 102, No. 31, etc. and get off at the bus stop of Qingbomen (pinyin: qing bo men; simplified Chinese; 清波门)
Contents of daily activities: At the West Lake Guqin Society, not only can you experience the intangible cultural heritage, get in touch with Guqin directly, experience playing Guqin personally, and listening to it, but also can learn related traditional cultural knowledge, savor tea, smell the fragrance of tea, etc. During the 2016 G20 Hangzhou Summit, West Lake Guqin Society was awarded the "Charming Hangzhou" international experience site, and in 2019 was awarded the "Southern Song Academy — International Student Art Exchange Practice Base" and "2019 Most Quality Experience Site" and other titles.
Telephone: +86 571 87066189
Note: The opening hours are from Monday to Sunday 9:00-20:30 (except for national holidays)