Hangzhou Travel Guide

Hangzhou Travel Guide

Hangzhou is one of China's big tourist attractions. In China, we have a common saying that is: Up above there is heaven, down below there are Suzhou and Hangzhou. This is a city has over 2200 years history, Since the Qin Dynasty (211 BC-207 BC) has charted Hangzhou as a county, Hangzhou has been a capital city for Yue State (2032 BC-222 BC) and South Song Dynasty (1127-1279 AD).It has many historical relics and scenic spots, including West Lake, and the scenic area near the Fuchun River and the Xinan River.

It is also the south end of the famous Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal. This location has made Hangzhou as an importation hub city both in history and in modern China. The special local-made products are silk, Xihu silk umbrellas, color-glazed porcelain, Longjing tea, and white chrysanthemum. Hangzhou is one of China's major textile industry centers, and the largest producer of gunnysacks in China. Now the Hangzhou High-Technical Development Zone and the Qiantang River Investment Zone are being established.