West Lake is the pride of Hangzhou, and a favorite spot to escape the hustle and bustle of the modern city, After work or on weekends, city-dwellers leave their concrete, noise pollution, and hectic schedules behind to meet along the shores of West Lake to stroll or "eat some tea," (an expression the Chinese use for drinking a cup of tea full of Dragonwell tea leaves).
Six Harmonies Pagoda:
The purpose for building the pagoda was to calm the tidal waters of the Qiantang River, aid in navigation. The pagoda was named 'Liuhe' to signify the harmony of heaven, earth, and the four directions: east, west, south and north.
Pick up from your hotel about 09:00am and transfer to Hangzhou by car (driving about 2.5hours).An old Chinese saying declares the beauty of Suzhou and Hangzhou: "There is a paradise in heaven, Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth." Centuries later, Marco Polo called Hangzhou the most enchanting city in the world. This charm is most evident in the West Lake area which effectively functions as the center of Hangzhou. The lake is surrounded by hills on three sides while Hangzhou city itself is on the eastern shore and have a relaxing cruise on the picturesque West Lake.
Then move on to visit Six Harmonies Pagoda which stands by the side of the lake.Six Harmonies Pagoda is one of the true masterpieces of ancient Chinese architecture. Visit to Peak Flown from afar and Lingyin Temple.
Have lunch in a local restaurant.After lunch,transfer back to Shanghai hotel.
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