West Lake in Hangzhou, China

Published in Sightseeing
Rate this item
(0 votes)

West Lake is a freshwater lake in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province in eastern China. It is divided into five sections by three causeways. There are numerous temples, pagodas, gardens, and artificial islands within the lake.

It is divided into five sections by three causeways. There are numerous temples, pagodas, gardens, and artificial islands within the lake.

Leifang Pagoda

West Lake has influenced poets and painters throughout Chinese history for its natural beauty and historic relics, and it has also been among the most important sources of inspiration for Chinese garden designers. It was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011, described as having "influenced garden design in the rest of China as well as Japan and Korea over the centuries"and reflecting "an idealized fusion between humans and nature".

Read 971 times

2 comments

  • Drug Test Detox Drug Test Detox Friday, 07 April 2017 14:47

    Wonderful post. The most impressive I've come across.

    Comment Link
  • detox mouthwash detox mouthwash Tuesday, 28 March 2017 16:11

    Content is what it's all about folks and this is what I call fine content. The information here is equally interesting and useful. This might make a good resource for anyone seeking content ideas.

    Comment Link
Login to post comments

Categories

Calendar

« August 2018 »
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

Comments