After a tour in a city, what you should take with you is not just the memory of the beautiful sceneries. A souvenir with unique local characteristics is also essential. Besides West Lake lotus root starch, osmanthus cake, silk... What other interesting Hangzhou souvenirs can you think of? What we prepare for you today will definitely surprise you!
West Lake Ice Room - Hangzhou Exclusive Ice Cream
"Meeting at the Broken Bridge" Ice Cream
Speaking of the most popular couple in Hangzhou, it must be the White Snake and Xu Xian and the "Meeting at the Broken Bridge" Ice Cream is one of the best-sellers. The couple ice creams which are made of a white one and a green one, taste creamy and refreshing. Sure enough, it is a sweet couple exclusive.
"Three Pools Mirroring the Moon" Ice Cream
The “Three Pools Mirroring the Moon”, one of the Top Ten Views of West Lake, is also made into cute ice creams. The three stone towers on the ice cream are very realistically carved and its light chocolate taste is not greasy at all. There is a little surprise on the package box of the ice cream: the back of the package is a postcard! You can tear it off after eating the ice cream and write on it your little secret ~
West Lake Cakes - West Lake Thousand-Year-Old Sisters
The White Snake Cake Gift BoxSpeaking of the most representative product of the Southern Song Hu’s Shop, it’s definitely the “White Snake Cake” series, which consists of four different flavors of cakes, individually representing the White Snake, Xiaoqing, Xu Xian and Fa Hai, four main characters of the Legend of the White Snake.
White Snack Cake
The cake has cranberry granules filled with rum and fragrant diced cheese as its fillings. The tastes of milk and fruit are intertwined inside the mouth, tasting sour, sweet and refreshing at the same time, like the night breeze of the Broken Bridge.
Xiaoqing Cake is with cyan crust made from green juice and matcha powder, and imprinted with the unique mark of Xiaoqing. Under the crisp crust with strong matcha flavor, it's the dense and sweet snowflake filling. One bite, the big red beans and diced cheese will then reveal themselves. The super rich flavor is enough to surprise people.
Xu Xian Cake
As the other half of the White Snake, the same white “outfit” is a must for Xu Xian. The crust is slightly yellowed, garnished with salted egg yolk. The ingenious combination of mung bean paste and salted egg yolk let the soft and delicate salty crisp mixed with salted egg yolk. Every bite enables you to experience the tastes of love, which are salty and sweet!
The crust covered with pink beet powder makes Fahai Cake especially cute. The filling is made of salted egg yolk and shredded coconut stuffing. Both salty aroma and coconut aroma are just right, completely different from the serious and ruthless Fahai the Monk. The gift box full of ancient charm is also the first choice for souvenirs. They come in three sizes: 3 cakes, 6 cakes, and 9 cakes and each cake is packed in a small independent package, with optional taste, which can definitely make friends and family yearn for more.
West Lake Tea - Savor the taste of the Capital of TeaThe Love of the White Snake and Xu Xian under Leifeng Pagoda
The white snake which has practiced for thousands of years is dedicated to repaying the favor of Xu Xian. It meets with Xu Xian in the rain on the Broken Bridge. At first sight of each other, they fell in love and continued their story through an umbrella. Taste this epic love and get moved by the faithful love of the White Snake and Xu Xian. Similarly, admire Xiaoqing’s devotion to his sister. She, deeply connected with the White Snake, helps her in adversity and joins forces with her to escape Fahai’s hunt.
The Legend of the White Snake on the Broken Bridge and under the Leifeng Pagoda was passed on from mouth to mouth for thousands of years. Even now, we are still moved by and remember this touching love story.
Farewell On the Long Bridge
People who have read the Butterfly Lovers (Liang Shanbo and Zhu Yintai) will find it hard not to be moved by their love that spans life and death. The Long Bridge as a witness to this poignant love, witnessed the 18 times of their farewell when Zhu Yintai was about to leave for home.
People who have drunk Hangzhou tea can't help but bring some tea to their family and friends, letting them to savor the taste from the Capital of Tea.
West Lake Lego - Giant Lego Edition West LakeLego Brand Hangzhou Flagship Store
Lego brand Hangzhou flagship store, Asia's fourth Lego brand flagship store, is right on Hubin Road Pedestrian Street. The 527-square-meter shop is packed with various exquisite Lego products for adults and children, bringing a unique immersive Lego play experience and making it a new landmark of Hangzhou's new creative amusement~
The store decorations, from which visitors can sense a strong Hangzhou style, are built and inspired by places of interest and classic legends in Hangzhou. Lego blocks and figurines are used for creative expression, narrowing the distance between people.
Inside the store are placed a three-dimensional model of the Broken Bridge built by 694,760 Lego blocks, which vividly reproduces the classic scene of the White Snake and Xu Xian meeting on the Broken Bridge.
Coming here and bringing your family and friends the customized Lego version of Hangzhou's West Lake is also a good choice!