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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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  • My friend lived in Hangzhou many years, so when I went to visit Hangzhou on business, I asked her which is the best attraction to visit. Without hesitation, she named the West Lake, and recommended...  more »
  • You can rent a bike all around Xi Hu and return it back at many spots near Xi Hu. It is a really good way to explore all the attractions around Xi Hu by biking expecailly in Spring or Fall  more »

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