Hangzhou

As the capital of Zhejiang Province, Hangzhou is a famous historical and cultural city and one of China’s seven major ancient capitals. Located by the Qiantang River and at the southern end of the Grand Canal, Hangzhou has a population of more than 6 million. 

Well known for its awesome scenery, this famous tourist city has two national scenic zones: the West Lake Scenic and Historic Interest Zone, and the Scenic and Historic Interest Zone of Two Rivers and One Lake (Fuchun and Xin’an rivers and Qiandao Lake). 

Additionally, Hangzhou has a large number of historical sites, such as Liuhe Pagoda, Lingyin Temple, Feilai Peak, Yue Fei’s Tomb, Jingci Temple, Yunqizhujing, and others.

Transportation and Travel Services

West Lake

Useful Telephone Numbers and Websites

Tourists Examination Section of the Hangzhou Customhouse:  0086-571-86660122
Website of Hangzhou Tourism Committee: en.gotohz.com

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