At the southernmost end of UNESCO Heritage site, the Grand Canal is the capital city of China’s Zhejiang province; Hangzhou. The city is at the foot of a gorgeous mountain range which makes it for an Instagram worthy location! Keen to check out more about Hangzhou’s top attractions?

West Lake
West Lake | Image Credit : Jakub Hałun, 20090524 Hangzhou West Lake 7575, CC BY-SA 4.0

1). West Lake

The older section of Hangzhou is built around this pretty lake which is flanked by hills and ancient temples! The lake spans an area of almost six square kilometres and hosts several old historical bridges. If you’re looking for apartments in Hangzhou, you will come across plenty like the Somerset IOC Hangzhou for instance.

2). Wuzhèn Water Village

North of Hangzhou is one of China’s iconic water villages in which people commute entirely with paddle boats! A village soaked in water and culture! Explore a town full of crafts, workshops and entertainment!

3). National Wetland Museum of China

Witness displays concerning the region’s wetland habitats, observe lotus flowers of high rarity, ancient dragons and plenty of bird watching! At the end of the day, grab a bite at the restaurant that is at the location.

4). The Chinese National Silk Museum

An ancient Chinese industry, Hangzhou’s famous silk is celebrated everywhere from retail stores to cultural centres! This is an internationally renowned complex where several works of art are on display and you can also learn all about the famous Silk Road!

Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+