Peak Flown From Afar

Tickets for Lingyin Scenic Spot need to be bought at the entrance. And tickets for Lingyin Temple must be purchased separately at the entrance of Lingyin Temple, with clear instructions. The temple where Ji Gong Li Xiuyuan became a monk is worth seeing. Across the mountain it is Peak Flown From Afar. You can choose to climb or you can see it from the opposite side. They are stone statues which are preserved from the Tang Dynasty. There are also temples where the scenery is beautiful. If you have time, you can walk around to enjoy the charm there.

The Peak Flown From Afar scenic spot is actually more intimately called Peak Flown From Afar. If you want to go to Lingyin Temple, you need buy the incense separately. It is about 20 minutes’ drive from the West Lake Scenic Area. It is recommended to take a taxi to go there and take the bus back your hotel, and there are No.7 direct subway station to the West Lake. Peak Flown From Afar is a stone carving museum that is more serene and rustic even though the business atmosphere is strong here. And you can spend 5-6 hours to play there.

Peak Flown From Afar is a rare ancient stone art treasure in the south of the Yangtze River. It has the spiritual stone cliffs of the Tailao Mountain and the beauty of the stone peaks of the Rabbit Ear Ridge, which is comparable to the Sichuan Dazu Rock Carvings. After you enter into the Peak Flown From Afar, you will feel that it is cool. And when standing by the stream, you can sense the wind blowing, and it is much more comfortable than that of outside the scenic area. It is really a treasure. The entire Peak Flown From Afar scenic spot includes Peak Flown From Afar’s Buddha statue group, Yongfu Temple, and Taoguang Temple, which are three main landscapes. The full price ticket is 45 Yuan/person. It should be noted that the Lingyin Temple in the scenic spot is charged separately, which needs 30 yuan. If you are interested in worshipping Buddha, the large and small Buddhist halls in each temple will provide with three free incenses, which can be usually collected on the table.

Thousand Islets Lake

The water in Qiandao Lake is very clear. Thousand Islets Lake, also called the Xin’anjiang Reservoir, is located in Chun’an County, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province. It is connected to the northwest of Jiande City in Hangzhou. It was built in 1955 and completed in 1960, it is an artificial lake built to hold back the upper reaches of the Xin’an river for the construction of the Xin’an hydropower station. The reservoir dam is 105 meters high and 462 meters long. The reservoir is about 150 kilometers long and has a maximum width of more than 10 kilometers. The deepest point is more than 100 meters, and the average water depth is 30.44 meters. Under normal water level, the area is about 580 square kilometers. The water storage capacity can reach 17.8 billion cubic meters. At the highest water level, there are 1078 land bridge islands which is more than 0.25 square kilometers, and the islands mainly are less than 2 square kilometers. The island area is 409 square kilometers. Thousand Island Lake water ranks top in the Great Lakes of China in the Great Lakes. It is a national first-class water body and has reached the drinking water standard without any treatment. It is known as “The finest water in the world”. On December 15, 1984, the Zhejiang Geographical Names Committee officially named Xin’anjiang Reservoir as “Thousand Islets Lake”.

The Thousand Islets Lake landscape is divided into two scenic spots: The Central Lake District and the Southeast Lake District. It takes 5 to 6 hours to finish your visit in 1 lake area, so you are impossible to play two lakes in one day. Tickets for the scenic spots include boat tickets and the entrance tickets. If you want to play two lakes, you can explain when you buy tickets, so you can pay extra 10 yuan. In this way, you don’t have to buy entrance tickets for the next day, but the boat tickets must be bought for every day.

Thousand Islets Lake is not far from Hangzhou, where the water is really clear, the weather is fine and the scenery is beautiful. Visitors who come here will usually stay for a few days and feel the fun there. When you go to the Thousand Islets Lake in the spring, flowers bloom everywhere, reflecting the blue waters of the lake, making everyone feel refreshed.

Mountain Putuo

The Mountain Putuo has a diamond shape. When you stand at the highest peak of Mount Putuo, you will feel that the top of the Buddha is surrounded by the mountains, and the vast sea is like a sea of clouds. Many small islands around it are like its decoration under the Putuo Mountain. The Buddhism in Putuo Mountain has a long history, and it was first created in the Tang Dynasty as the Guanyin Dojo. In the past, the traffic was inconvenient and climbing the island must be very difficult. The clean environment on the island is very suitable for self-cultivation, and the Buddhist disciples will experience hardships. It is suspected that they can learn from the scriptures in the West. This may be the highest realm which is pursued by the Dharma.

Mountain Putuo is worth a visit, you can choose to drive by yourself, as the parking lot there is very large, and the ETC can also be used. When you buy tickets, you can go directly to the gate to pass the security check at the dock to buy the ticket. The tickets of 160 fare are divided into two types: a 30 large ship which probably can accommodate a few hundreds of people, and a 100-business yacht which probably can accommodate 50 people. If the conditions permit, it is recommended to choose the yacht, which will be very comfortable. And when buying tickets, just do not go to the distribution center to buy, because there are many people, but there are fewer windows, and the staffs will show you poor attitude! The island is very large, and there are also accommodations. If you are not afraid of tiredness, it is best to arrange two days on the island to enjoy the tour. There are small buses on the island, and you can go back and forth in various scenic spots. The price is 5 yuan to take the bus. If time is not allowed, you can go there earlier in the morning, or it’s really in a hurry for your trip in the Mountain Putuo. At about 22:30 in the evening, there will be the last boat trip back to the parking lot!

On the 19th February, 19th June, and 19th November of the lunar calendar, it is the Guanyin Bodhisattva’s birthday, the monk’s birth, and the three major incense sessions all over the mountain. The temple during these periods are full of people, just arrange your time well when you make a trip to Mountain Putuo.

Six Harmonious Pagoda

Someone went back from Hangzhou to say that Hangzhou is just a West Lake and has nothing to play. Some people went back from Hangzhou and said that Hangzhou is really beautiful and you can enjoy the charm there by spending more than 3 days. After you go to Hangzhou, you will find that if you calm down and have plenty of time, you will find that Hangzhou is really beautiful everywhere, no matter what the size of the park is, it has different styles.

Six Harmonious Pagoda is a small landscape in Hangzhou. It is also a place that many people who visit the Hangzhou for the first will not go to. And they just see that there is a tower on the mountain. But if you arrive at Six Harmonious Pagoda, and climb the pagoda, you can see the scenery of Qiantang River, which will also be a good experience. It is very convenient to come to Six Harmonious Pagoda. It is not far from Hangzhou Botanical Garden. If you take the bus, get off at Six Harmonious Pagoda and you can walk on foot. Except for taking the bus, cycling in Hangzhou is also a good experience. Many people who come to Hangzhou to play will choose to ride a bicycle. It is not only because the price is reasonable, but you can go where you want to go, and you can rent bicycles in many places in Hangzhou, so it is very convenient. This is very suitable for young people who have trip in Hangzhou.

Tickets for Six Harmonious Pagoda are divided into two parts: one is the scenic spot ticket, which is about 20 yuan, and the other is the ticket to climb the tower, which is about 10 yuan. It is recommended to climb the tower to view the full scenery, which is very good. The scenic area is generally closed at 19:00 o’clock in the evening, so everyone has to arrange the time in advance and do remember that the tour time in the scenic spot is about one and a half hours.

Nanxun Watertown

Nanxun, the low-key luxury Jiangnan ancient town, does not have a strong commercial atmosphere, and it is quiet and bleak. When you are walking in the ancient town slowly, it is just like walking in the painting. Whether it is sunny or rainy, day or night, you can easily lock the beautiful scenery with the lens, only to sigh that how time flies. Nanxun Watertown is located in Huzhou, Zhejiang, and when you go there for the first time, you will be surprised by its rich content. It faintly guards the homeland and exudes a unique cultural taste that belongs to Nanxun without any decoration.

There are several options for arriving Nanxun Ancient Town by starting from Shanghai: 1. self-driving, which is the best and it is more convenient and easier, as the Shanghai-Ningbo Expressway is very good, you can directly reach the scenic spot. There is about 130 kilometers from Shanghai to Nanxun, and the driving time is less than 2 hours, which is the best driving mileage. 2, taking train from Shanghai Hongqiao high-speed rail to Huzhou, which will take about 2 hours, and the fare is 110 yuan. After you arrive in Huzhou, then take car to Nanxun scenic spot. Although taking train is not economical, it can be guaranteed in time. 3, taking bus, which is affordable, and there are a lot of buses from Shanghai to Nanxun bus station, and the fare is 50 yuan, which will take about 2 hours, and it is a relatively economical way of travel to Nanxun ancient town.

Nanxun has too many places to explore, and you need to be quiet, and appreciate the charm there patiently. Nanxun Ancient Town, unlike other ancient towns which are full of people, is not crowded here. Instead, what you can see is the old town residents sitting on the riverside steps to enjoy a leisurely day. This is the best way to play in the ancient town. The night view of the ancient town is also very beautiful. The towns with the colorful lights are awesome. You must take a boat trip to experience the beauty there.

Meijiawu Tea Plantation

Meijiawu is Meijiawu Tea Culture Village. It is located in the western hinterland of Hangzhou West Lake Scenic Area and in the south of Meiling Tunnel. It is more than ten miles deep along the sides of Meiling Road. Meijiawu is an ancient village with the history of more than 600 years. The ancient village is very beautiful.

Meijiawu is a good place to drink tea in Hangzhou. It is a little away from the West Lake and you may seem to be in the scenic spot. Meijiawu is a place where you can manage tea by a lot of tea villages, at the same time, it is a great place for leisure. There are some tea rooms built on the edge of the tea garden, so you can feel the life in the painting when you drink tea. If you are a young person, riding here is also a good experience.

If you go to Meijiawu in the winter, you can go straight up from Meijiawu, take the bus to Meijiawu Station, and go to the mountain from a memorial. Remember to watch the signposts of the martyrdom.

Meijiawu is the birthplace of Hangzhou West Lake Longjing. When the weather is good in the weekend of April, there are many people. Many people will come here for drinking tea. This is a pure land of the city. It has a long history of tea culture. The Yunqi Bamboo Trail here is definitely a good place to breathe oxygen. Sitting in the famous residence, soaking a cup of West Lake Longjing tea, you will find out that this is life.

When you arrive in Hangzhou, you must go to Meijiawu if you want to buy tea. The lush green terraces are filled with green tea leaves, with fresh fragrance. The old farmers say that the Longjing tea that makes fragrance from their hands is their specialty. People come here to see them handmade craftship, and then bring the tea back home.

Xitang Ancient Town

When you make a tour to Xitang Ancient Town, you can take a stroll through Xitang, shuttle between the shops under the bridge and the promenade, and enjoy the handicrafts made by folk artists on the spot. There are bamboo carvings, stone carvings, bone carvings, fabrics, straws, and embroidery, which are full of colors.

Xitang Ancient Town is equally popular during the day and night, and you will love the quietness of the day and love the bustle and hustle of the night. There are many shops along the river, which are selling creative gadgets. There are also many specialty snack shops, selling stinky tofu, ice cream, herbal tea, milk tea. And you can enjoy eating while walking in the interspersed alleys. There are many secret spots to be visited. When the night is coming, the bar street is noisy, the music is shocking, and if you like to have a drink, you must come and feel it.

The ancient town is full of quaint Inn and ancient houses of Ming and Qing Dynasties. Many people will choose to stay for one night and you can discuss with the boss to pick you up. Many of these accommodations need to bring you own toiletries, and the price increases are obvious on holidays and you must book in advance. In addition, there are many common modern hotels outside the scenic area.

When you come to Xitang Ancient Town, you should take a ride on the boat to experience the ancient town from the water. Especially at night, sitting on the boat and tasting the night view of Xitang, it is a pleasing thing. There is a cruise ship terminal in front of the main entrance of the scenic spot and in front of the Songzilaifeng Bridge.

There are nearly 100 stone bridges on the river channel in Xitang. Among them, Yongning Bridge is the best view point of Xitang, where you can see the beautiful scenery of the river crossing. In the morning, you can come here to take the photo of the quiet and simple water town style.

Wuzhen Water Town

When you make your trip to the Wuzhen Water Town, if you just go to the west bank, the ticket is 120 yuan/person, and the East Bank and West Bank coupons are 150 yuan. If you have enough time, you can go to have a visit on both East and West Bank. You can compare it. The West Bank can be played during the day or at night, different time has its own differences. After checking the ticket from the entrance of the scenic spot, after taking a short boat ride on the river, you will enter the West Bank from the dock. There is a scenic service center and a check-in counter nearby, which is very convenient.

You must arrange at least half a day of play time on West Bank. It takes more than an hour to look at some of the town buildings on the main street of West Bank. Going back to the pier will take at least two hours around the town waterway. Otherwise, it will be a quick walk to take exercise. When the weather is fine, it is recommended to take a local Ubud boat and watch the riverside buildings in Wuzhen on the water. At noon or in the evening, you can dine at the restaurants in Wuzhen. The price is very reasonable. You will feel it surprised to see such a delicious, high-quality and low-priced restaurant in the closed scenic spot. In short, Wuzhen is the most successful water town scenic spot for commercial development. It is highly recommended that you go to play there, and you can go there several times and stay at night there.

About Wuzhen, it must be a place that you don’t want to leave when you come, especially Wuzhen in the night like a classical beauty coming out of a painting, which is so beautiful and fascinating. But, well, the premise is that you better live in the west bank. The commercial atmosphere in Wuzhen is not very strong, the streets and houses are very primitive, and you will like the bridges here, like the small ink art here, like the ease here.

LingYin Temple

To the Lingyin Temple, the ticket to the Feilai Peak must be bought. When the ticket is checked, the machine will say Amitabha, and it is not “welcome”. The environment of Feilai Peak is very quiet. It requires one ticket for one person to enter into Lingyin Temple. Each person will receive three incenses. The staff will say Amitabha to you. No matter what your faith is, you can sincerely worship for it. Every temple has different worship and different Bodhisattvas, you can make a wish to hope that your family will be healthy and safe. Going back all the way, the temple is getting higher and higher, and there are other temples on the mountain. This environment is really quiet. It is far away from the world. And you will feel that everyone’s words and demeanor have become quiet and solemn, which is probably the emptying of the soul, and the feelings are quite deep when you are having a trip in the Linyin Temple.

When you arrive at the east gate of Lingyin Temple, you will feel that the winding path is quiet. The small flowers, moss and bird songs that lead to the ticket office seem to remind you to temporarily put down your work, troubles and all kinds of unsatisfactory things in life, embrace this fresh air, feel the quiet atmosphere, as when your heart is quiet, it is bliss – This is probably the meaning of the word “Western Heaven”. In the Feilai Peak Scenic Area, Lingyin Temple needs to spend extra 30-yuan fragrant flower coupon to enter.

The Lingyin Temple is very large, and it takes about an hour to look at it. The scenery in front of the temple is already beautiful, and there are so many visitors there. Turn left at the end of the road, it is the entrance to the Tianzhu Temple. After you enter into the temple, behind it is a faint shackle, in front of it is a silence, just like another world.

West Lake

The West Lake, located in the west of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, is one of the first national key scenic spots in China and one of China’s top ten scenic spots. It is one of the main ornamental freshwater lakes in mainland China. This West Lake is very suitable for those couple who are falling in love to have a visit for dating. How can you not go to West Lake when you are at Hangzhou? A lot of people think that the fall of the West Lake is the most beautiful, although there are no spring blossoms, the colorful leaves can bring out the beauty of the West Lake. However, if you are not color control, you can also try to shoot the effect like those Chinese painting. Walking around the West Lake under the comfortable sunshine, looking at the broken bridge, the crowd is moving, but you will feel the bridge is even smaller.

The West Lake is very big. It will take not just one day or two days to complete appreciating the ten scenes of the West Lake. The quiet West Lake is like a girl who is lying still, looking green and beautiful. The West Lake is surrounded by mountains on three sides, the middle culverts are clear, the lake is wrapped in mountains, and the mountains and lakes are so beautiful that they complement each other. The beauty of the West Lake is that it is glittering in the enjoyable weather, and it is hazy in the rain, but it can be beautiful scenery no matter it is in the rain, snow, cloudy day or sunny day.

If you come to West Lake in the earlier summer, you will find that the lotus leaf is only a little big, but it has the special charm. The impression that the West Lake gave a lot of tourist was that it is a place full of poetry and painting.

The broken bridge is continuous, the lonely mountain is not alone, and the long bridge is not long. The West Lake worth a visit. If you want to take a boat on the lake, do remember to bring cash.