Zhèjiāng Provincial Museum
Mausoleum of General Yue Fei
Commander of the southern Song armies, General Yue Fei (1103–42) led a series of successful battles against Jurchen invaders from the...
Bàopǔ Taoist Temple
In the forested hills above West Lake, reachable by a pleasant hike, is the striking tiled-roof, yellow-walled Baopu Taoist Temple . The...
Yue Fei Temple
Across from the entrance to the West Lake's 3km-long Su Causeway is Yue Fei Temple , bounded by a redbrick wall and dedicated to General...
Founded in 1838, this is Hángzhōu’s most famous restaurant. The local speciality is xīhú cùyú (西湖醋鱼; sweet and sour carp) and dōngpō ...
Lonely Planet review
Connected to West Lake’s northern shores by the Bai Causeway is GushanIsland ( 孤山; Gū Shān), the lake’s largest island and the site of the modest Zhejiang Provincial Museum , which introduces visitors to the region’s prehistory and history.