Strawberries are not only healthy they are also one of the most popular bite-sized treats on the planet. This particular fruit is widely appreciated for its sweet-scented aroma, heart-shaped appearance and bright red color. Rich in antioxidants and favored for its juicy centers it’s no wonder the strawberry is the sweetest pick of the month.
As winter has arrived so have the city’s much awaited strawberries, so in order to sample a bite of Hangzhou’s succulent strawberries then just head to the following places …
Xiasha Strawberry Picking Garden
If you are up for some fruit-picking fun, then Xiasha Strawberry Picking Garden is the place to be. The garden’s milk strawberry is large in size and juicy and sweet to taste. The venue is an ideal spot for families to experience the fun of farming.
Address: near Century Star Kindergarten in Xiasha Economic Development Zone How to get there: take subway line 1 to the station of Jinsha Lake (金沙湖) and transfer to bus No. 373 or 376
Fuyang Da Qing Cao Strawberry Cultivation Base
This place not only offers an abundance of sweeter than sweet strawberries, but also a stretch of picturesque scenery. Why not start your day by picking strawberries in one of the many greenhouses and then, as afternoon falls, it is highly recommended that you visit Longmen Ancient Town and the Paper-making Culture Village, try your hand at flying kites in Dongwu Culture Park or fire up a barbeque in Jiangxin Island.
Address: Da Qing Li Village, Fuchun Street, Fuyang District How to get there: take bus No. 512 to the bus stop of Da Qing Li Yuan (大青栗园), or take Hangzhou-Xindeng coach and get off at Da Qing Li Yuan Village.
Yuhang Liangzhu Strawberry Cultivation Base
This location is home to ten strawberry greenhouses and features many different species. The owner has more than 20 years’ experience in strawberry cultivation and the strawberries that are grown by him are all of high-quality and great taste.
Address: opposite the office of Jiulong village committee, Renhe Town, Yuhang District
How to get there: take bus No. 348, 313 or 65
Xiajiang Village Strawberry Garden
In Xiajiang Village, both advanced cultivation technologies and organic fertilizers are used to cultivate the strawberries, which are simply - pure products of nature.
Address: Xiajiang Village, Chun’an County How to get there: depart from Qiandao Lake Tourist Dock and go westwards along “the most beautiful road” Chunyang Road. After passing Xiajiang Tunnel, you will find the strawberry garden.
To accompany a great coffee, a most enchanting scene is essential. So, for a sip of spring then step into Hangzhou, now in a colorful season enveloped by misty fog, and the perfect place to seek out a cafe or two. The following are a few of our recommendations near to the West Lake Scenic Area.
When you travel to Hangzhou, you can choose an idyllic scenic route adjacent to the West Lake, namely, the Lakeside Park. Lakeside Park lies on the eastern bank of the West Lake in the middle of Hubin Road and the West Lake