Hangzhou, is the capital and largest city of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China. It is renowned for its historic relics and natural beauty. It is often known as one of the most beautiful cities in China, also ranking as one of the most scenic cities.

The best of Hangzhou is embodied in various aspects. In tourism, Hangzhou is a traditional city for its cultural and natural landscapes, unique cityscape, and the symbolic views of West Lake. In cuisine, the local food undeniably deserves tasting, like West Lake Carp in Sweet and Sour Sauce. In history and culture, the temples, pagodas, the celebrities’ memorials and residences, traditional medicine halls, museums as well as diverse performances of theater and operas are all valuable things to experience. The most highlighted parts of Hangzhou's profile are the local people’s lifestyle, customs and philosophy on social interaction and life, thanks to their hospitality, open-mindedness, honesty and strong sense of environmental protection.

The cultural heritage of Hangzhou is considered by the locals to be the jewel in the crown of this history laden city. Together the tangible and intangible heritage sites weave a cultural tapestry of China embodied in West Lake’s Scenic Area. Temples, pagodas, poems, prose, paintings, music and calligraphy are all inextricably woven into a kaleidoscope of cultural tradition and philosophical aesthetics. Hangzhou is not to be missed.