Zhejiang historical sites

yuehu park ningbo

Yuehu Park (Moon Lake Park), Ningbo – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Yuehu, also known as Moon Lake (月湖), is a crescent-shaped lake situated in the heart of Ningbo city. Originally excavated during the Tang Dynasty in 636 AD, it was further developed during the Southern Song Dynasty with the addition of pavilions, towers, and the planting of various flowers and trees, creating a picturesque landscape of […]

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Ningbo Old Bund – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Ningbo Old Bund (宁波老外滩), situated on the northern bank of Sanjiangkou (the convergence of Yongjiang River, Fenghua River, and Yuyao River) in Jiangbei District of Ningbo City, Zhejiang Province, covers an area of nearly 49,000 square meters, serving as the gateway to the ancient city of Ningbo. It was one of China’s four major ports

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Guo’s Villa, Hangzhou – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Guo’s Villa (郭庄), located in Hangzhou, is one of the renowned classical gardens in Zhejiang Province. Covering an area of 9,788 square meters, it features a water surface that occupies 29.3% of its total area. Built in the 33rd year of the Guangxu reign (1907), the villa was originally owned by Song Duanfu, a silk

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broken bridge of west lake

Broken Bridge of West Lake – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

The Broken Bridge of West Lake (西湖断桥) stands at the dividing point between Beili Lake and Outer West Lake in Hangzhou, with one end spanning over Beishan Road and the other connecting to Bai Causeway. Among the numerous bridges spanning the ancient and modern eras of West Lake, this bridge holds the greatest renown, adorned

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Yanggong Causeway – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Yanggong Causeway (杨公堤), located west of West Lake in Hangzhou, stretches for 3.4 kilometers. This causeway was excavated during the Ming Dynasty under the supervision of the Jinshi scholar Yang Mengying. In honor of his contributions, it was later named “Yanggong Causeway.” Along the causeway, there are six bridges named Huanbi, Liujin, Wolong, Yinxiu, Jingxing,

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Xiangji Temple, Hangzhou – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Xiangji Temple (香积寺), originally named Xingfu Temple, was established in the third year of Taiping Xingguo in the Northern Song Dynasty (978 AD). It was later renamed by Emperor Zhenzong of the Song Dynasty as “Xiangji Temple.” Situated in the Hu Shu area of the Grand Canal in Hangzhou, it held significant prominence in the

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Yu Qian Temple, Hangzhou – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Located at the foot of Santai Mountain on the west side of West Lake in Hangzhou, Yu Qian Temple (于谦祠) is a traditional-style temple building characterized by white walls, gray tiles, and a grand vermilion gate. The solemn inscription “Yu Zhongsu Gong Ci (于忠肃公祠)” in official script adds to its dignified ambiance. The temple comprises

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Wansong Academy, Hangzhou – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

Wansong Academy (万松书院), originally established during the Tang Dynasty (785-804) as Baoren Temple, was later known as Taihe Academy and Fuwen Academy. In the 11th year of the Ming Dynasty’s Hongzhi era (1498), Zhou Mu, the Right Assistant Minister of Zhejiang, converted it into Wansong Academy. It emerged as the largest gathering place for literati

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White Pagoda Park (Baita Park), Hangzhou – Ticket, Opening hours, Location, and Highlights

White Pagoda Park, also known as Baita Park (白塔公园), is a cultural landmark situated in Hangzhou, with its core centered around the nationally significant historical site “Zhakou White Pagoda.” The park embodies the preservation and utilization of historical architecture and industrial remnants from the railway era. Dating back to the late Wuyue period of the

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Drum Tower, Hangzhou – Ticket, Opening Hours, Location, and Highlights

The Drum Tower in Hangzhou (杭州鼓楼), situated to the east of Wushan Mountain in Zhejiang Province, China, holds a significant place in the city’s history and culture. Located at the southern end of Shiwukui Lane, bordering Dajing Lane to the north, Zhonghe Road to the east, and Wugong Mountain to the west, this historical landmark

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