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West Lake (Xi Hu), Hangzhou

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Follow in the steps of the poets and artists inspired by the beauty of West Lake (Xi Hu), a World Heritage Site surrounded by pagodas, temples, and gardens. Walk the network of paths around the lake or bring a picnic to enjoy on its banks. The lake featured as the setting of the ancient mythical love story "Legend of the White Snake," and is therefore a popular destination for couples. Check out the pond full of red carp dashing just beneath the surface. Add West Lake (Xi Hu) and other attractions to your Hangzhou trip itinerary using our Hangzhou trip builder site .
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  • It is a very beautiful place and mostly well kept. Plenty of places to stop off and visit - Guo’s Villa - and eat - has to be the best looking Starbucks in the world. Also the evening Light Show (if i...  more »
  • We spent the entire day at the lake, starting with packed breakfast from Starbucks & enjoy it just beside the lake. Taking time to take beautiful picture from park to park. You can start from Yue Fei ...  more »
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