Welcome to Hangzhou

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You're Going to Love Hangzhou

Hangzhou is the capital of Zhejiang Province and is recognized as one of the most beautiful cities in China. It is an important tourist resort, with visitors attracted by its stunning natural beauty. The famous West Lake area has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site and, with a history dating back to the 1100s, the city has a rich cultural heritage.

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Hangzhou's summer can be hot and very humid. Spring is a beautiful season to see the blossoms in the parks.

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Where to Stay in Hangzhou

Hangzhou International Youth Hostel on Nanshan Road is close to the lake and has dorm room accommodation from ¥40. Double rooms are ¥200. The Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale West Lake Hangzhou Hotel on Fengqi Road offers international style luxury with rooms from ¥1,200.

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Shopping Streets

Yan'an Road is best for fashion, while Wensan Road is the place for electronics. There is a nightly market at Pinghai Road that sells just about anything.

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A quart of milk in Hangzhou will cost around ¥15.60 and a dozen eggs is ¥9.95.

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Where to Eat in Hangzhou

Grandma's Kitchen has restaurants across the city serving good local food from ¥20. Lou Wai Lou sits on an island off Beishan Road and is renowned as perhaps the best restaurant in the city; try the West Lake sweet and sour fish or Beggar's chicken. Dinner costs around ¥120 per person.

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