Hangzhou Tourism

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 79 (High)
    • Water Pollution 65.63 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 42.65 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 23.53 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 45.59 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 32.81 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 63.1 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 13.24 (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 31.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.75 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 61.25 (High)
    • Car Stealing 26.25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 33.75 (Low)
    • Attacks 30 (Low)
    • Drug offense 27.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.26 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 73.75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 30 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 13.75 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 36.25 (Low)
  • Living in Hangzhou - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Hangzhou is 126.93 (High)

    • Safety Index 69.39 (High)
    • Climate Index 84.29 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 69.92 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 49.41 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 74.31 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 21.6 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 54.19 (Low)
    • 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 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.05 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.16 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 132.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.23 USD

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

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