Hangzhou already has a paradise city reputation. Just because the past G20 summit in Hangzhou, Hangzhou once again show up in front of the entire world. The G20 summit symbolizes harmony, cooperation, mutual benefit and win-win situation between the economy entities. Like this time Hangzhou G20 summit theme can be summed up as 4 “I”, Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and Inclusive.
In thirteenth Century, Marco Polo in the journey to praise Hangzhou as “the world’s most beautiful and luxurious city”. West Lake and Jinghang the Grande Canale are included in the world heritage list”. Hangzhou City, the solemn and beautiful are unmatched by other cities in the world. In Hangzhou City, the size of the bridge estimated 12000. Each bridge connects history with the future.
Hangzhou is one of the most dynamic cities in China, and has been ranked as the best city in China by the world bank for many years “. The world’s largest e-commerce company Alibaba’s headquarters and the acquisition of Volvo’s China Geely Automobile headquarters are located in Hangzhou. At present, Hangzhou gathered more than 1/3 of China’s e-commerce sites. In addition, the number of financial institutions in Hangzhou provide financing services for entrepreneurs, to meet the needs of all kinds of entrepreneurs, which are very strong advantage of Hangzhou.
If you travel in Hangzhou, public bicycle is very convenient to take. Go the spots with your identity information and pay a deposit, then you will get a card, after that you can ride a bike everywhere you want, the price is very cheap. Most of the spots have a loan to return. Just want remind you that Hangzhou is a hilly city, so if you are a cycling enthusiast, you would definitely enjoy the feeling of riding up and down in Hangzhou.
The scenic spots in Hangzhou are very beautiful. If I have to make a recommendation, you can lay on the edge of West Lake enjoy the sun or you can go to the Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond. If there is a full moon in the night, then you must go to see the Moon over the Peaceful Lake in Autumn. If it is a raining day and less tourists, you should go for a walk on the famous Su causeway because you can get the overall view of Su causeway. In the evening you can enjoy the music fountain in West Lake or drink a little wine sitting by the edge of West Lake is also a very good choice.
Hangzhou specialities like Longjing tea you can buy it in regular tea shop or directly to the Longjing village farmers purchase. If you are a silk lover, you can go to Silk City, but just need better eyesight, dare to bargain. Like silk scarves the price ranging from tens to hundreds.
If you not care so much about the hotel’s star, Youthotel is a major feature of Hangzhou. I am afraid to say there will be no more Youthotel in whole China compared to Hangzhou. And many of them are located nearby West Lake scenic spots, so super good location, so it is very popular. You better book it at least a week in advance.
A lot of people who have been to Hangzhou have said that the longer they live in Hangzhou, the more they enjoy it. I have been to Hangzhou not more than 5 times. But the past experience make me want go back to Hangzhou. And I feel if give me the chance to stay in Hangzhou a year or so, may see more clearly about Hangzhou.