Hangzhou, the Most Beautiful Tourist Destination in 2016
Which were the most beautiful tourist destinations in China in 2016? The network data from Chinese travel giants, Sina Travel and YOUKU Travel, have the answer. On January 7, the 6th Global List•City List Announcing Ceremony, which is directed by People’s Daily and organized by Global Times, was held in Beijing.
Subordinate to People’s Daily, Global Times has over 500 accredited and specially appointed journalists in 120 countries. As one of the most influential international newspapers in China, it makes full use of its own resources integrating its Chinese and English version newspapers and websites to form a multi-media platform. Based on the data collected from the global public opinion investigation center, it has formed the first global list from an international angle.
Hangzhou, renowned for its continued improvement in a traveling environment, has been awarded “The Most Beautiful Featured Tourist Destination in China in 2016” and is the only city in Zhejiang to have been enlisted.
Why Hangzhou Was Enlisted?
◆ Hangzhou abounds in historical relics and profound culture, such as West Lake cultures, Liangzhu culture, silk culture and tea culture. With many ancient legends and stories, the city has managed to form a unique cultural system.
◆ In 2016, the G20 Summit was successfully held in Hangzhou which put the city in the world’s spotlight. The unique charm of Hangzhou integrating the antiquity of a historic city and the vitality of a metropolis continues to amaze the world.
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In order to improve the high-speed railway connection system and promote the construction of scenic areas in the whole region, Qiandao Lake opened its direct tourist buses to rural scenic areas on July 1. That is to say, people who are at the Qiandao Lake High-Speed Railway Station can take these buses directly to such rural scenic areas as the Xiajiang Village Scenic Area, the Shilin Scenic Area and the Jiangjia Scenic Area. These three routes pass through Fengshuling Town, Lishang Township, Shilin Town, Jieshou Village and Jiangjia Town. It will be more convenient for tourists to reach these scenic areas.