Motor homes turn park into camp site

Mar 24, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Tianlu Vehicle Testing Field in Hangzhou Leisure Expo Park is turned into a trailer park last night when 24 fancy motor homes parked there and there was a performance to entertain visitors and locals there. Some motor home owners said they drove for nearly 11,000 kilometers through 33 cities to join the gathering.


Thefts on rise as travel season brings crowds

Mar 24, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou has reported 1,090 thefts so far this month, mostly committed on buses, streets and shops, local police said yesterday. Smart phones account for 80 percent of items stolen on buses, followed by wallets, a...


Milan photo show to spur Hangzhou tourism

Mar 24, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Foreign visitors jump for joy while touring West Lake. It is one of 42 photos selected from more than 3,000 entries for an exhibition in Milan, Italy from April 20 to 27. Five Italian photographers will also display their works in the same exhibition intended to promote Hangzhou tourism. The pictures can be previewed at bbs.qjwb.com.cn.


City almost paralyzed by sightseeing crowds

Mar 23, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Roads around West Lake, particularly south of the lake, were congested this past weekend as good weather brought crowds to scenic spots. All parking spaces around Lingyin Temple and south of West Lake were full after...


New map shows Fuyang's fusion with Hangzhou

Mar 23, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

An 82-year-old man surnamed Xu views a new edition of Hangzhou map in a bookstore on Qingchun Road yesterday. Xu said the map included Fuyang as a new district of Hangzhou and this edition is valuable for collectors. The bookstore sold about 20 copies yesterday as soon as the map hit the shelf. Fuyang became the 9th district of Hangzhou on February 15.


Good weather for spring outings

Mar 23, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Cloudy and cooler weather is expected this week as the result of a weak cold front, the Hangzhou Meteorological Bureau said yesterday. A sunny weekend saw many people going outdoors and flocking into parks. But the...


Monks begin to pick Fajing zen tea in Hangzhou

Mar 22, 2015 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily

A monk stir-fries tea at a tea garden in Fajing Buddha Temple in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, on Saturday. More than 40 monks in the Fajing Temple began to pick Fajing zen tea belonged to the temple on Saturday. The Fajing zen tea, produced within the origin area of West Lake Dragon Well(Longjing) Tea, is planted, picked and drinked by monks themselves in the temple. Zen tea is a special tea culture for Buddhists to be enlightened with Buddha dharma through tea making and drinking.


Newly-picked Longjing tea soon be in season

Mar 21, 2015 | Source: Xinhua News Agency/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Farmers pick West Lake Longjing tea at a tea plantation of Wengjiashan Village in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, March 20, 2015. The newly-picked West Lake Longjing tea is expected to be on the market at the end of this month.


Police act tough against lawless bike riders

Mar 20, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou police are clamping down on traffic violations by electric bike riders and more officers and volunteers have been deployed at crossroads to enforce traffic rules. Statistics show that more than 40 percent...


Metro Line 3 project pending official approval

Mar 20, 2015 | Source: www.hangzhou.com.cn/Edited by Shanghai Daily

Hangzhou Metro Map 2015 will be released soon. It charts all Metro lines to be built by 2019, except Line 3 because its construction plan is still waiting for government approval. The municipal urban planning department,...


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