Hangzhou dates back to the Neolithic Age or New Stone Age and throughout its long history a number of different cultures have settled here but it is the Liangzhu Culture that has been unearthed as the greatest.
There are many traditional medicine stores in China, but Tong Ren Tang in Beijing and Hu Qing Yu Tang in Hangzhou are the most famous and authentic ones. HQYT is simple, tasteful and unsophisticated in design.
There are two wonders in China, one is the Great Wall, and the other is the Grand Canal. For its size and grandeur, the Grand Canal has always been regarded as the pride of Chinese people and a symbol of Chinese cultural achievement.
As the earliest country to harvest silkworms and innovate the weaving of silk, China has a time-honored history in silk production. Hangzhou,the home of silk, has played an essential global role in this unique historical development.