The cultural heritage of Hangzhou is considered by the locals to be the jewel in the crown of this history laden city. Together the tangible and intangible heritage sites weave a cultural tapestry of China embodied in West Lake’s Scenic Area.Temples, pagodas, poems, proses, paintings, music and calligraphy are all inextricably woven into a kaleidoscope of cultural tradition and philosophical aesthetics. Hangzhou is not to be missed.
Among the world’s best rated lakes, Hangzhou’s wondrous West lake cannot be rivaled. The real attraction of West Lake lies not on the surface, but in its abundant wealth of legend, myth, and enigma accumulated over various dynasties.