What is Hangzhou known for?

religious historical

beauty. These contradictory claims, together with conflicting historical sources, reflect the complexity of Ge’s legacy as a figure of continued religious, historical, and literary importance. Ibn Batuta, when recounting his travels through Hangzhou, China in 1346, describes a trick broadly similar to the Indian rope trick. ; born 1963 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang


道院 ''Baopu Daoyuan'')— is the only Taoist temple in Hangzhou, even in east China. This Taoist temple is located on the Hill of Ge and on the north side of West Lake Scenic Area. It is a huge architectural complex comprised of different themed halls. Every year, diversity of Taoist festivals is held here, and Baopu Taoist Temple is also the center of Taoists of Hangzhou. * '''Cathedral of Immaculate Conception''', (圣母无原罪主教座堂 ''Shengmu Wuyuanzui Zhujiaozuotang'') or simply "

centuries year

book title Chinese art: a guide to motifs and visual imagery year 2008 publisher Tuttle Publishing location North Clarendon isbn 978-08018-3864-1 page 17 url http: books.google.com books?id 5sgO9BuZQSEC author Patricia Bjaaland Welch

special local

from city center. It offers a classic imperial experience for tourists all over the world. It locates at 148 Zhijiang Road, across the bank of Qiantang River. On the northern side of Baochu hill near the soccer stadium is Huanglong Cave (For "Scenes of The West Lake", this cave covers "Yellow Dragon Cave Dressed in Green"). * '''Liyuan''', (礼源).Liyuan is a famous village in Fuyang. It is the original place for paper making. The special local products of Liyuan are mao bamboo and bamboo shoot. Many people came here just want to dig some bamboo shoot. Also, there has a famous mountain named Changpu mountain. This mountain does not very huge or high but it is extremely beautiful. The bamboo with green leaves never stop swing among the wind and the water is really clean that can be drunk straightly. Although in this place, there are no big restaurants or hotels, all the villagers are willing to offer a room for visitors. So that visitors do not worry about the residence. Liangzhu Liangzhu is an area in the suburbs of Hangzhou with a major archaeological site where a 4000-year old city is being excavated. There is a museum nearby. The Liangzhu Culture flourished in the region around Lake Tai 3400-2250 BCE, while cities such as Thebes, Nineveh and Mohenjo-daro flourished further West. They are now known mainly by the high-quality jade artifacts they left behind. In some ways they were quite advanced for the time period, with extensive irrigation and some cities, but they were still a Neolithic (late Stone Age) culture; they were to be the last such culture in this region. The people involved are thought to have been of the Austronesian ethnic linguistic group, more closely related to today's Filipinos, Malays, Indonesians and Polynesians than to modern Chinese. Do thumb upright 1.25 Maitreya and disciples carving in Feilai Feng Caves (File:Maitreya and disciples carving in Feilai Feng Caves.jpg) * WikiPedia:Hangzhou Dmoz:Regional Asia China Zhejiang Hangzhou Commons:Hangzhou


, such as the east of the Qian Tang River, South by the Renaissance, Qiutao Road West, north to Shanxi Road and Gen Qian Tang River bridge. There are two periods covering range from west to East on the Hangzhou-Ningbo high-speed, harmonious Hong Kong, north to Gen Shandong Road, south of Qian Tang river.Qianjiang new city is twice the width of the Huangpu River and Qian Tang river. Therefore, spatial planning layout of the New District, from the large range, large scale, high point, shows the modern city

largest academic

;million volumes, 搜狐网 – 高校门户网 – 浙江大学 making it one of the largest academic libraries in the country. Libraries in China After 1998 In 1998, with the approval of the State Council (State Council of the People's Republic of China), the new Zhejiang University was established as a combination of four major universities that had grown up in Hangzhou over the previous half-century, namely Zhejiang University, Hangzhou University, Zhejiang Agricultural University and Zhejiang Medical University. birth_date WikiPedia:Hangzhou Dmoz:Regional Asia China Zhejiang Hangzhou Commons:Hangzhou

historic scenic

key_people Jay Walder, CEO Raymond Ch'ien Kuo Fung, Chairman *Jen (任:Yam:Yum:Yim:Ren) : clan in Shaoxing, later join to Chu (state) *Si (斯:Sa) : clan in Hangzhou, Zhejiang '''Wuzhen''' ( ) is a historic scenic town, part of Tongxiang, located in northern Zhejiang Province, People's Republic of China. It lies within the triangle formed by Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai. Covering an area of

eccentric quot

''naam hei'' was brought into Kwangtung by these artists and developed into the earliest kind of Cantonese opera. Wenzhou natives speak Wu Chinese, which is the spoken language of the people of neighbouring Hangzhou, Suzhou, and Shanghai. However, geographic isolation and the immigration of Southern Min Chinese speakers from nearby Fujian Province, have caused Wenzhou's spoken language to evolve into a dialect that has been described as "notoriously eccentric."

popular fiction

Dynasty many people started linking Shi Hui and Shi Nai'an together, suggesting that they are actually the same person. An unnamed writer wrote in ''Chuanqi Huikao Biaomu'' (傳奇會考標目) that Shi Nai'an's given name was actually Hui, style name Juncheng (君承), and he was a native of Hangzhou. Sun Kaidi (孫楷第) also wrote in ''Bibliography of Chinese Popular Fiction'' that "Nai'an" was Shi Hui's pseudonym. Later studies revealed that ''Water Margin'' contained lines in the Jiangsu

culture covers

Traditional Chinese Culture covers large geographical territories, where each region is usually divided into distinct sub-cultures. Each region is often represented by three ancestral items. For example Guangdong is represented by chenpi, aged ginger (Ginger) and hay. Huaxia.com. "Huaxia.com." ''廣東三寶之一 禾稈草.'' Retrieved on 20 June 2009. RTHK. "


pic Hangzhou name.svg piccap "Hangzhou", as written in Chinese picsize 117px c p Hángzhōu l ipa xɑ̌ŋtʂóʊ w Hang-chou psp Hangchow wuu j Hong 4 zau 1 poj Hâng-chiu mi showflag wuu altname Qiantang t2 s2 l2 p2 Qiántáng w2 Ch‘ien-t‘ang mi2 psp2 j2 wuu2 poj2 altname3 Xifu c3 l3 p3 Xīfǔ w3 Hsi-fu mi3 psp3 j3 wuu3 poj3 altname4 Linan t4 s4 l4 p4 Lín'ān w4 Lin-an mi4 psp4 j4 wuu4 poj4 order st '''Hangzhou''' ( It sits at the head of Hangzhou Bay on China's coast between Shanghai and Ningbo. Hangzhou grew to prominence as the southern terminus of the Grand Canal (Grand Canal (China)) and has been one of the most renowned and prosperous cities in China for much of the last millennium, due in part to its beautiful natural scenery. The city's West Lake is its best-known attraction.

Hangzhou is classified as a sub-provincial city . Zjnews.zjol.com.cn. Retrieved on 2011-08-28. and the built-up area (including the 9 urban districts and the Keqiao (Keqiao District) and Yuecheng districts of Shaoxing) held 8,874,348.

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