In this tour, you can view the dinnerware used in G20 welcoming banquet, participate in Xixi Red Persimmon Festival, Xixi International Art Festival and visit Longwu Village, the largest production area of Longjing green tea.
Itinerary: Guishan Kiln Ceramic Art Museum → Xixi National Wetland → Xixi Brook → Longwu Town
Guishan Kiln Ceramic Art Museum
Address: Hezhu Street, Xihu District
If you want to see at first hand the ceramic ware that was used in the G20 welcome banquet, then head to Guishan Kiln Ceramic Art Museum which was founded by Ji Xigui, the pattern designer of the ceramic ware used in the G20 welcome banquet.
Xixi National Wetland Park
Address: No. 518, Tianmu Road, Xihu District
Until October 16 Xixi Wetland Park will play host to the Xixi Red Persimmon Festival which is full of parent-child activities, unique folk customs and Chinese medicinal diets prepared from red persimmon.
Address: No. 21 Zijingang Road, Xixi Road, Xihu District
Until December, in Xixi Brook is the 2rd Xixi International Art Festival where 16 world best plays will be performing on stage.
With an area of 3.2 sq km, Longwu Town is the largest protected production area of Xihu Longjing tea which is not only rich in leaves but in tea culture too.
Spring is here and so is the 2017 “Intoxicating Springtime” – Hangzhou Outdoor Leisure Season which, in the following three months, will provide the city with over 50 springtime outdoor experiences and tour itineraries. With six themes to choose from such as child-parent, flower viewing, games and sports, spring couldn’t be livelier.
The annual time for picking Longjing green tea leaves, one of the top ten renowned teas of China, has begun in Hangzhou and everywhere tea farmers are now busy picking and hand frying the famous leaves. If you wanted to take a sneak peek at how the farmers meticulously pick their verdant leaves from bushes nestled in undulating hills, or if you wanted to sample, at first hand, this year’s Longjing variety, then head to the following three tea villages which are known for their tea, tea culture and tea-related tourist attractions.