Hangzhou is one of China’s seven ancient capitals and has been designated by the government as a “Historic and Cultural City”.
It boasts two World Heritage Sites: West Lake and the Grand Canal.
Known as the ‘Tea Capital’ and famous for its silk, Hangzhou is only a 1-hour train ride from Shanghai. Although Hangzhou has been through many recent urban developments, it still retains its historical and cultural heritage. You can be sure to be more than comfortable in Hangzhou.