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Brief Introduction to Hangzhou

Hangzhou,“Paradise on Earth”, “Cultural State”, “Home of Silk”, “Tea Capital”!

Hangzhou(click to see more photos) located along Southeast coast of China, only 40 minutes with the most convenient High-Speed train to Shanghai, and to Beijing only 5 hours, is the capital of Zhejiang Province and serves as the center of politics, economy, science, education, and culture of. Hangzhou is a key national tourism city, historical city and international city as confirmed by the State Council, which is with much better living environments than the other big cities in China.

One of Hangzhou's most popular sights is the West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The West Lake Cultural Landscape covers an area of 3,323 ha (8,210 acres) and includes some of Hangzhou's most notable historic and scenic places. Adjacent to the lake is a scenic area includes historical pagodas, cultural sites, as well as the natural beauty of the lake and hills.

Hangzhou is served by the Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport, which provides direct service to many international destinations such as Germany, Thailand, Australia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, India, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Singapore, and the Netherlands. Regional routes reach Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau. It has an extensive domestic route network within China and is consistently ranked top 10 in passenger traffic among Chinese airports.

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For futher information concerning Hangzhou, please visit

http://en.gotohz.com/ or http://www.hangzhou.com.cn/english/