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Baochu Pagoda

Address: Baoshi Mountain, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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Ranked #47 of 238 Attractions in Hangzhou
Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Sights & Landmarks

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Climbed all way up to see the only pagoda on top, nothing much up there. Remember to bring drinking water if you happen to pass by here while visiting West Lake.

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Hangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

The tower sit a top a small mountain next to West Lake. Climb up the stone stairs to get to the tower, it's nice to walk up those stair, since the scenery is nice. The park around the tower is also nice, looking over both side of the mountain, to the city, and to the West Lake. There's also some... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Baochu pagoda is quite nice. But best of all are the mountains around. After arriving Baochu pagoda, go to the western end of the plaza, pass under a rock and up some stairs on a narrow alley, then down a short flight of stairs and first stairs on the left, climb the mountain to the top (a short easy walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Close to the west lake is the Pagoda , The ancient temple / spiritual tower . Bycycles are available on rent , its enjoyable ride to the bas eof Pagoda. One has to climb stairs and then escalators to reach the Pagoda . Take lift at the basement of PAgoda and enjoy each floor , the pictures of monks and... More 

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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

the temple itself is nothing special, but from here you get a great view of west lake and it is a nice hike along the trail from there around to near to Huanglong or further

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

The pagoda itself looks more impressive from a distance than up close, but the hill it stands on (gem or precious stone hill) is lovely and tranquil. There are some nice views across the city and lake and the carved boulders are very interesting. It is not absolutely spectacular, but it is a pleasant place to visit. You need to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

I passed by Baochu pagoda during my hike on the northern shore of West Lake and it was one of the highlights of my trip. As West Lake itself can be quite crowded (see separate review), a visit here can be a welcome respite from the commotion down below. There is a well-worn, logical path called Xixialang that is found... More 

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