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Hangzhou Destination Guide

Explore Hangzhou in China.

Hangzhou in the region of Zhejiang Sheng with it's 1,878,129 inhabitants is a town in China - some 697 mi (or 1,122 km) South of Beijing, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Hangzhou is now 12:50 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Shanghai" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zhuji, Zhuantang, Yushan, Xuzhou, Xixing or Pengbu. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Jianqiao, Mishixiang, Hangzhou, Gongchenqiao, Gudang and Xihu. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Crazy fireworks in Hangzhou China

03:26 min ( February 06, 2012 by katshamash)
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Near the Qiantang River in Hangzhou, China (near Shanghai): Lantern Festival

Shanghai train to Hangzhou MOV

00:31 min ( December 29, 2010 by Myopic Zin)
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My bullet train pulling out of Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Hangzhou

Templo Chino Hangzhou

00:19 min ( July 15, 2009 by Sebastian Ceriani)
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2009 GSM Surfing China Festival - Hangzh...

06:33 min ( September 16, 2010 by GerardSports)
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Gerard Sports Marketing (GSM) returns to China--bringing the sport of surfing to the Chinese people once again. Everyday--twice a day--in the City of Hangzhou (pronounced "han-joe"), a tidal bore wave...

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Interesting facts about this location

Xihu District, Hangzhou

Xihu Districtis a district in Hangzhou, China, near West Lake. It has an area of 263 square kilometers, and a population of 520,000. The postal code is 310013. The district government is located on 1 Zheda Rd.

More reading: Xihu District, Hangzhou homepage
Located at 30.29, 120.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Hangzhou

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University, sometimes referred to as Zheda, is a national university in China. Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University is one of China's oldest institutions of higher education. It is a member of the C9 League and Yangtze Delta Universities Alliance. Zhejiang University is located in the city of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, approximately 112 miles (180 km) southwest of Shanghai.

More reading: Zhejiang University homepage
Located at 30.29, 120.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1897 establishments in China, Association of Pacific Rim Universities, Educational institutions established in 1897, Project 211, Project 985, Universities and colleges in Hangzhou, Universities in China with English-medium schools of medicine, Zhejiang University

Gongshu District

 Gongshu is a district of Hangzhou, China.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 30.29, 120.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Hangzhou

West Lake

West Lake or Xī Hú (Chinese: 西湖; literally "West Lake") is a freshwater lake located in the historic area of Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province in eastern China. The lake is divided by the causeways of Sū Dī (苏提 / 蘇堤), Bái Dī (白堤), and Yánggōng Dī (杨公堤 / 楊公堤). There are numerous temples, pagodas, gardens, and artificial islands within the lake.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 30.29, 120.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:AAAAA-rated tourist attractions, Geography of Hangzhou, Geography of Zhejiang, Lakes of China, Visitor attractions in Hangzhou, Visitor attractions in Zhejiang, World Heritage Sites in China

Grand Canal (China)

The Grand Canal, also known as the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, is the longest canal or artificial river in the world (1,400 miles long). Starting at Beijing, it passes through Tianjin and the provinces of Hebei, Shandong, Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the city of Hangzhou linking the Yellow River and Yangtze River. The oldest parts of the canal date back to the 5th century BC, although the various sections were finally combined during the Sui Dynasty (581–618 AD).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 30.29, 120.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Canals in China, Economic history of China, Naval history of China, Ship canals, Sui Dynasty, Water transport in China