Visit Hangzhou - Best of Hangzhou

Capital of the Zhejiang province, the centre for arts, history and economy, Hangzhou is a popular tourist destination in China that flaunts the West Lake scenic area- a natural hotspot, the 2000 year old grand canal which is still the largest in the world and is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Hangzhou entices its visitors with its natural beauty- The serene lakes, verdant forests, blossoming cherry and apple trees, bizarre rock-formations and a history that hypnotizes. You can learn about the Traditional Chinese arts of making silk, porcelain and pottery; take a trip to the alluring Thousand Islets Lake; get lost in the West Lake scenic area and admire the Chinese landscaped gardens; observe the amalgamation of various dynasties that ruled the city.

Hangzhou has a very predictable weather and is warm and mild almost all round the year making it ideal tourist resort. Travel to Hangzhou and discover this beautiful paradise of China.

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Facts and Stats for Hangzhou*

  • Pollution Statistics in Hangzhou

    Know the pollution level of Hangzhou before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 77.78 (High)
    • Water Pollution 68.06 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 47.37 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 26.32 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 46.05 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 34.72 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 64.13 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 14.47 (Very Low)
  • Hangzhou: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Hangzhou for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Hangzhou.

    • Burglary and Theft 33.75 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 30 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 26.25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 60 (High)
    • Car Stealing 27.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.75 (Low)
    • Attacks 27.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 27.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.89 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 77.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 28.75 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35 (Low)
  • Living in Hangzhou - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Hangzhou is 131.28 (High)

    • Safety Index 71.13 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.29 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 70.61 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 43.7 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 72.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 24.78 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 74.87 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Hangzhou

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hangzhou

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.06 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.86 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 111.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.38 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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