Chinese Academy of Art
A repository of silence and calm, Hángzhōu’s Confucius Temple is worth exploring for the main hall and the fabulous painted woodwork of...
Qīnghéfāng Old Street
At the south end of Zhongshan Zhonglu is this touristy, crowded and bustling pedestrian street, with makeshift puppet theatres,...
West Lake Cruise Boats
Wooden cruise boats shuttle from a number of points around West Lake (including Gushan Island, Yue Fei Temple, Red Carp Pond and No 1...
A fab location by West Lake, roof terrace, outside seating and great happy hour deals conspire to make this welcoming watering hole a...
Xiexie Tea & Coffee
A beautifully airy, three-storey cafe, Xiexie looks out onto the treetops of the park over the road and is a great spot to unwind over a...
Chinese Academy of Art information
On the eastern shore of West Lake, housed in the Chinese Academy of Art (中国美术学院; Zhōngguó Měishùxuéyuàn) is this free art gallery. Exhibitions are all held on a temporary basis, but expect to see proficient and patriotic works on display.