Although most the food streets are very crowded and noisy, but they are the best places to taste local cuisines and get a chance to know how people live their local life. It would be worth to pay a short trip to the local food streets in Hangzhou. here TCT would like to introduce some top 5 famous food streets in Hangzhou, hope it is helpful for your Hangzhou trip plan.
Qing He Fang Street
Qing He Fang Street is a historic block in Hangzhou with well preserved ancient buildings at the both sides of the street. This street is a miniature of the long history of Hangzhou. Most of existing ancient buildings were built at late of Ming Dynasty and the early of Qing Dynasty. Famous stress like Hu Qing Yu Chinese Pharmacy with one hundred year history, Wang Long Ham Store, Yang Tang Hotel were built at that time. With the white walls and wood structure, this antique Ming and Qing buildings makes you fell like walking at a historic scroll painting. Here is home to tasty local snacks, old shops, folk artists live performances, folk arts and crafts stores etc..
This street is near to Wushan Square. Fish balls, Ningbo rice dumpling, Wushan roast chicken, and many other pastries are must try cuisine here.
Sheng Li He Food Street
Sheng Li He Food Street is also called Gu Shui Street by local people. It is located in Gong Shu District, with a length of about 460 meters and a width of 13 meters.
There are more than 20 well-known restaurants in the street, such as Xu’s Beef Offal, sichuan-style restaurant, Xinlong Chicken Feet, Yi Lian Coffee, Tai’s restaurant, Jian Guo Hot Pot Restaurant, etc. Cuisines here include Nanxing small steamed buns, beef noodles, Stinky tofu, etc. there are a lot of artware sold along the street. You can buy some as souvenir to remember of your trip, or as gifts for your families and friends.