The Most Magnificent Lake in China (The West Lake, Hangzhou)


They said, it’s like a ‘heaven on earth’ in Hangzhou. Why did they said so?

Hangzhou is a city rich of tea, silk and famous with it’s natural beauty and cultural heritages. It’s indeed like in heaven, on earth. And the most attractive attraction in the city are definitely a must-go place in Hangzhou was the West Lake.

There are lots of west or east lakes around the whole China, but the most magnificent one belongs to this west lake at Hangzhou. West Lake is man-made and created after the Chinese love for garden style parks for recreation. It surrounded by mountains on 3 sides, with an area of around 6.5 square kilometers.

There are beautiful flowers, trees and plant surrounded the lake, which make the place a great place for family outing, recreation park, picnic, exercising and etc. Take your time to walk around, it’s indeed a very beautiful moment. A slow cruise along the lake made us slowly enjoy the breeze, on another point of view. The moment and the picture of the beautiful scenic view of the lake are, priceless, to me.

written by eva_eva on 2010-02-27 #places #nature #lake #cruise #square #china #location #sensia100 #west-lake #sensia200 #fisheye #lca #diana-mini #scenic-view #hangzhou


  1. jaalvarez
    jaalvarez ·

    Colours, colours everywhere !!!
    This is the rainbow in the park !!!
    Congrats !!!

  2. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    beautiful magnificent place, should be snowy now
    miss it,
    and April is soon, best Longjing tea is about to be ready :)

  3. mikan
    mikan ·

    The reflections on the water are quite lovely.

  4. larslau
    larslau ·

    #2 is amazing!

  5. lakandula
    lakandula ·

    Great shots! Keep up the good work!

  6. lawypop
    lawypop ·

    xpro with sensia? Amazing!!

  7. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    awesome place! great shots!

  8. niguevara
    niguevara ·

    very nice!

  9. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    i love no 27! wooooooowwwww

  10. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    i love no 19! wooooooowwwww

  11. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    i mean 19 not 27 ;p ;p sorry eva for the spam :D

  12. renaishashin
    renaishashin ·

    Crazy silhouettes and location! Nice shots Eva!!

  13. anarchy
    anarchy ·

    Oh, this is sooo beautiful =)))

  14. novakmisi
    novakmisi ·

    love 13 18 20 15 2

  15. dogma
    dogma ·

    one word! WOW

  16. ripsta
    ripsta ·


  17. paramir
    paramir ·

    beautiful gallery!

  18. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    very colorful gallery - i like!

  19. stouf
    stouf ·

    Stunning colors ! Grrrrreat gallery !

  20. zulupt
    zulupt ·

    Amazing shots!!! Every single one. Congrats ;)

  21. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    thanks guys!!! im seriously in love with this lake :)

  22. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    beautiful location and gallery! congrats for the location of the week award! :)

  23. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    congrats for the location of the week very well deserved

  24. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    Thanksssss!!!!!! :D

  25. mylatehope
    mylatehope ·

    I loved visiting this lake too. What an amazing place!

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