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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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  • The picture on the one yuan bank note used to be the Great Wall of China. About 15 years ago, that was replaced with a picture of West Lake, (the three pools reflecting the moon). West Lake is...  more »
  • West Lake is famous for its tranquility and landscape views from every corner. There were multiple lists of "The Ten Views of West Lake", you can choose whatever list you like to pursue the views or.....  more »
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