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Impression Westlake

No.29 Yanggongdi, Hangzhou, China
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Ranked #2 of 236 attractions in Hangzhou
Type: Concerts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Impressions west lake is a fantastic show and it is very unique in many ways. The show itself is performed in the lake and look like the performers are walking on water. This is quite an illusion rather they are walking on a stage under water. They create a water fall s well during the show. The s story is... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Colossal performances were very good, with a combination of light and water effects but unfortunately I do not really understand the story behind the show. However still entertaining.

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Singapore River, Singapore
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3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Impressive - the stage is built on water and stretches to a wide area. The lights added a different feel to the west lake which will stunned you. Bad cheoreography - good dance movements and beatiful but no meaning to the choreography. Overall, still entertaining.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Impression Hangzhou is a production by renowned director Zhang Yimou who is the director of the Beijing Olympics opening and closing ceremony, - You get an idea of how impressive the choreography is. They cleverly set the stage in Westlake itself (the stage is a platform just a little under the surface so performers look like they are floating on... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This is an evening show produced by the acclaimed Zhang Yimou. It is an excellent show and I will recommend everyone visiting Hangzhou to see it.

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Beijing, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The sound and light show takes place in the evening, literally on the lake of the Westlake. The show take place opposite the Yuefei Temple. So you can get tickets at the ticket counter after a visit to Yuefei temple before heading somewhere else before returning in the evening for the show. Do note that the show starts only after... More

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Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

燈光十射,科技導演歷史 國際大導演的作品。 Romantic story + lighting technology + beauty lake. Nice show with wine. But no serve drink.

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Shenyang, China
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

From the photos I'm seeing, looks like there are two versions of this attraction. I will talk about the free fountain show. The show is scheduled hourly, but the best part is the night show. I was there during winter so 7 PM was the best time. The water movement is very beautiful and it is totally worth to watch.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Though entrance fees are rather steep, but totally worth it. Got to see it at least one time when u are in Hangzhou! Just be careful...when you are approaching the ticketing counter, there are "illegal" ticket sellers who will try to wave you to them and tell you that u can purchase tickets at a cheaper price than over the... More

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San Francisco, California
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Impression Westlake is a beautiful show. Even though the show has a story, I enjoyed the effects the most. Beautiful use of lights, moving boats, and over water performances. Sit on the water platform, well worth it. Highly recommended!

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