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  • It's heaven on wheels

    2012-04-27 15:49

    For professional cyclists, mountains of Hangzhou are perfect for an adventure.

  • The merry monk of Hangzhou

    2012-01-29 17:01

    Murals depicting the life story of a somewhat eccentric but immensely-adorable ascetic who lived in the Southern Song Dynasty now adorn the walls of the famed Lingyin Temple.

  • Hangzhou: paradise revisited

    2012-01-04 15:13

    Paradise means something different to everyone. To some it's a secluded beach with pristine white sand and crystal blue water. To others it might be a high on a mountain overlooking a vast landscape. To this Shanghai dweller it is definitely Hangzhou.

  • Food enthusiasts find 'paradise on earth' in Hangzhou

    2011-10-28 11:24

    The sublime scenery of West Lake is not the only attraction in Hangzhou - the city also has a wealth of culinary traditions.

  • Back to ancient times

    2011-09-23 13:32

    Standing in front of moving "Riverside Scene at Qingming Festival," you may almost believe what you see in the painting – buildings, shops, boats and people who are doing different things – are another real world.

  • The 2nd World Leisure Expo opens in Hangzhou

    2011-09-23 11:13

    A leisure-themed performance was held at the bank of Xianghu Lake in Hangzhou to celebrate the opening of the second World Leisure Expo on September 17, 2011.

  • World Leisure Expo for a healthier life

    2011-09-19 10:59

    The capital of Zhejiang province has been one of China's most prosperous cities for nearly a millennium and has acquired the tag, "Oriental city of leisure".

  • Summer lotus at West Lake

    2011-08-16 14:46

    West Lake always buzzes with tourists and citizens each year between June and September when the lotus flowers planted in the lake are in full bloom.

  • The quiet wilderness:Xixi wetland park 

    2011-07-11 17:36

    Hangzhou is in the news after its West Lake scenic region was listed under UNESCO's Cultural Heritagesites.But there is a less-known but no less picturesque attraction in Hangzhou.

  • Raft Wars: Shuangxi strikes back

    2009-08-01 10:10

    "Here take this," said the tour guide, handing me a pink umbrella and a circus-like water gun as I clambered onto our bamboo raft (zhufa) wrapped in a blue plastic raincoat.

  • Discovering new highs in Hangzhou

    2008-05-04 16:50

    Hangzhou is a picturesque and popular tourist destination within easy reach of Shanghai residents - but there is much more to the place than just beautiful West Lake.

  • Historic legacy lives on in Hangzhou

    2008-08-14 11:32

    Hangzhou, one of the seven ancient capitals of China, served as the capital of the Wuyue Kingdom during the Five Dynasties (AD 907-960) and the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279). Today the city still offers a myriad of historic legacies.