Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Hangzhou is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Hangzhou a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Hangzhou.
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Fayun Lane 1, Lingyin road, Xihu, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
07:00 am - 06:15 pm
Also known as Temple of Souls’ Retreat; this beautiful temple is located in the long narrow valley between the Peak flown from afar (Fei Lai Feng) and the north peak in the West Lake scenic area. One of the most notable Buddhist temples in China, it is listed for protection as a key provincial historical and cultural site and is reputed as th...
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Lingxi South Road, Xihu Distict, Hangzhou 310000, China
07:30 am - 05:00 pm
Standing next to the Temple of Soul’s retreat (Lingyin temple), this nature’s bounty is a must-visit in Hangzhou. This 700 feet tall peak is surrounded by tales and legends and is a pure limestone mountain unlike the other sandstone mountains in the West Lake scenic area. Huge stone formations in different shapes like a flying dragon, a...
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No.84 Zhijiang Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000, China
Overlooking the Qiantang River, Six harmonies pagoda is located to the Yuelun hill and is a part of the West Lake Scenic area. Considered a masterpiece of Chinese architecture, the Pagoda was built during the Song Dynasty (386-581) and gets its name from the six Buddhist ordinances.
The purpose to build this pagoda is to calm the tidal waters of th...
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No.60 Nanfu Road, Shangcheng District,Hangzhou 310008, China
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
Locates southward of the West Lake, the Southern Dynasty official Kiln museum is dedicated to ancient art of pottery and porcelain native to China. This museum is spread over 1.1 acres and is built over the remains of Jiaotanxia Official Kiln which is the first of its kind with pottery and porcelain as subjects.
The museum displays the product...