Home Page>>Home Page>>What's New

2014 Hangzhou West Lake Lotus Show 2018-10-10

2014 Hangzhou West Lake Lotus Show lasts from June 24 to August when lotus flowers are in full bloom. In Chinese culture, lotus flowers have long been the eternal theme of literary works for centuries. Although it grows out from the mud, it’s pure and unstained. It’s Chinese tradition to view lotus flowers, and since ancient times, West Lake has been considered the best place to enjoy lotus flowers. There is even one view about lotus flowers in “Top Ten Views of West Lake”, that is, “Breeze-ruffled Lotus at Quyuan Garden”. At present, the variety of lotus flowers in West Lake has reached 600.



Besides viewing lotus flowers, a series of colorful activities has been arranged for visitors, such as picking lotus heads, peeling lotus seeds, making dishes out of lotus flowers, enjoying folk opera, floating lotus lanterns to pray etc.


There are mainly five places to view lotus flowers in West Lake, with “Breeze-ruffled Lotus at Quyuan Garden” and Guo’s Villa as main venues, and Hangzhou Botanical garden, “Three Pools Mirroring the Moon” and Hupao Park as side venues.


1. Breeze-ruffled Lotus at Quyuan garden
Take K7 and get off at the stop of Yuewangmiao (岳王庙); or take K4 and get off at the stop of Sudi (苏堤);or 28/K28、82/K82、15/K15 and get off at the stop of Quyuanfenghe (曲院风荷)


2. Guo’s Villa
Take 51/52, 194, 197, 318 and get off at Guo’s Villa

Leave a message


Hangzhou Qipao Festival - Dresses to Impress2018-09-29
The 2018 Hangzhou Qipao Festival, a perfect integration of Hangzhou tourism, silk culture and Qipao cultural creativity, aims to further develop the globalization and optimization of Hangzhou’s tourism.
Autumn Flowers Bloom Marvellously2018-09-29
Hangzhou city is currently filled with an air of early autumn which is seen from the drop-in recent temperatures to the variety of autumnal plants, and the following species welcome the new season in blooming marvellously.
No.188, Fuchun Road, Hangzhou, China
TEL: 86-571-96123
FAX: 86-571-96123
Complain: slw@hz.gov.cn
Consult: slw@hz.gov.cn