Top 10 Things to Do in Hangzhou
An old Chinese saying "Above, there is heaven; below, there is Suzhou and Hangzhou" can indicate how beautiful Hangzhou City is. As one of the most beautiful cities in China, Hangzhou is full of must-visit places. The top 10 things to do in Hangzhou are as follow and you’d better not miss them.
Romantic Cruise on West Lake
Recommended Tour to West Lake: Hangzhou Day Tour from $49
Leifeng Pagoda & Legend of the White Snake
Today, you can appreciate some cultural relics in the Pagoda, such as the large woodcarving murals "White Snake" and some poems on the mural. Climbing up the Pagoda, you can enjoy a full view of the West Lake, which is pretty beautiful. In addition, Leifeng Pagoda in the Sunset is one of the Ten Scenes of West Lake.
Visit Lingyin Temple
Recommended Tour with the Temple: 2 Days Hangzhou City Tour from $169
Xixi National Wetland Park
Three Signature Dishes of Hangzhou
Further Reading: Notable Hangzhou Dishes
Qinghefang Ancient Street
In addition, some special museums are worth visiting. The Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Huqingyutang, used to be one of the most famous pharmacies in China. You can know more about Chinese herbology there. Zhu Bingren Bronze Art Museum is a good place to appreciate special bronze handicrafts, bronze casting sculptures and bronze architecture.
Recommended Tour with Hefang Street: 3 Days Hangzhou Tour from $309
Try Longjing Tea in Meijiawu Village
Recommended Tour with Meijiawu Village: 1 Day Hangzhou Group Tour from $59
Classical Hiking Trail from Jiuxi to Longjing Village
The best time to hike is from April to October because of wet season, in which you can see beautiful waterfalls especially after rain.
Thousand Islets Lake
Wuzhen Water Town
Recommended Tour: 1 Day Tour to Wuzhen Water Town from $69