Hangzhou,capital of Zhejiang Province, is located on the lower reaches of the Qiantang River in southeast China, a superior position in the Yangtze Delta and only 180 kilometers from Shanghai...More
Chinese name: 杭州
Location: east of China
Dialing code: (+86)0571
Zip code: 310000
Official languages: Chinese
Currency: China Yuan (RMB￥)
Main attractions in Hangzhou: West Lake, Lingyin Temple, Six Harmonies Pagoda, Hu Qingyu Traditional Pharmacy, China Tea Museum
What to see in Hangzhou?
Hangzhou is one of China's big tourist attractions. It has many historical relics and scenic spots, including West Lake, and the scenic area near the Fuchun River and the Xinan River. The special local-made products are silk, Xihu silk umbrellas, color-glazed porcelain, Longjing tea, and white chrysanthemum. More Read: Hangzhou Attractions
How to get to Hangzhou?
As a prosperous Chinese city, Hangzhou has some of the best transportation in China, be it by air, railway, or road.The Hangzhou Airport has more than 100 flights to Hong Kong,Guangzhou, Beijing, Xian and Guilin. The highway adds railway networks of Hangzhou radiate in all directions. The railway department has offered six pairs of special tourist trains, and two pairs of tourist trains stop in Hangzhou. Expressways hare been constructed from Hangzhou to Shanghai and from Hangzhou to Ningbo. In addition, canal passenger transport docks have been built and pleasure-beats have been operated to Suzhou and Wuxi. The convenient transportation to Hangzhou also helps the development of the tourism industry in Hangzhou City...More
When to visit Hangzhou?
Hangzhou's climate is Humid Subtropical with four distinctive seasons, characterised by long, very hot, humid summers and short, chilly, cloudy and dry winters (with occasional snow). The average annual temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F), ranging from 4.3°C (39.7°F) in January to 28.4°C (83.1°F) in July. The city receives an average annual rainfall of 1,450 millimetres (57.1 in) and is affected by the Plum Rains of the Asian Monsoon in June. In late summer (August to September), Hangzhou, along with other cities in Zhejiang province, suffer typhoon storms, but typhoons seldom strike it directly...More