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Hangzhou – Part Three Posted by on Apr 17, 2012

For the last of our Hangzhou series, join me on a trip to the City God Temple, a cruise around the town at night, and a late-night feast. 城隍阁 – chéng huáng gé City God Temple 龙舟 – lóng zhōu dragon boat 中国的历史 – zhōng guó de lì shǐ China’s history 传统的中国 – chuán tǒng…

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Impression West Lake Posted by on Mar 19, 2012

Every night from March to December, you can catch the amazing Impression West Lake performance in Hangzhou. Taking place on the beautiful West Lake itself, this show has it all: music, lights, elaborate costumes, and a great story. Check out some highlights in this video.

Hangzhou (杭州) – Part One – West Lake Posted by on Mar 7, 2012

The capital of Zhejiang province, Hangzhou is a beautiful city famous for its massive West Lake scenic area. You can take a stroll around the lake, with its many gardens, temples, and pagodas, or rent a boat to take you around. By night, there’s tons of delicious food available in a local night market, making…

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HángZhōu (杭州) Posted by on Apr 30, 2011

If you’re looking for a break from the over-populated cities in China, Hangzhou, 杭州 (háng zhōu) is the ideal getaway vacation. Located in southern China, this capital of Zhejiang Province, 浙江 (zhèjiāng), is a water-wonderland, built along the West Lake, or 西湖 (xīhú). Hangzhou is filled with classical southern Chinese architecture including pagodas, temples, and…

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