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Impression Westlake

No.29 Yanggongdi, Hangzhou, China
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Ranked #2 of 21 Activities in Hangzhou
4.5 of 5 stars 1,032 Reviews
Type: Concerts, Performances
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Type: Concerts, Performances
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Sun - Sat 7:45 pm - 8:55 pm
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Shanghai Region, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

The West Lake stage is grand. The show is amazing! There is a clear story based on a well known folklore. The music is by world renowned Kitaro Matsuri. Songs are sung by China's own pop song singer star Zhang Liangyin (Jane). There are spectacular scenes such as an elevated waterfall, and innovative dance that involve thundering drums, waving huge... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The show is based on a well-known traditional love story with a natural setting besides the famous west lake at night. The amount of people with the condition of this play is amazing! The music, lighting, other visual effects and surroundings make us to connect to the historic Chinese culture in an art format. Would highly recommend to those visit... More 

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Poznan, Poland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I saw this show perfomed just on the lake surface. It is something one must see. Not going to reveal any more details. You MUST see it, especially when you stay at Jinxi Hotel.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If not for the weather (too cold), this will be the best experience we have in Hangzhou. It was really cold on this night (4th December) but the show is worth it.

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Malaysia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Show is base on a love story. If you are unaware of the story, just enjoy the performance. Stage is built on the lake, hence performers are seen like floating, dancing and walking on water. Not recommended for kids as show may be a bit boring. As this is an outdoor show, it is not recommended during winter as you... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Thinking back of the Olympic Games in Beijing, I was not surprised to learn the director of the opening performance also directed this show. It certainly is impressive in every aspect. I simply loved the stage on the surface of the lake – made one believe the cast floats on water. How they choreographed the show (lighting, props, sound and... More 

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

A wonderful show that is unique in all aspects. The stage on the surface of the lake was a unique idea. The lighting, the stage props and equipment and the sound quality were all very high tech and impressive. Being a musical there was no language barrier in understanding the ballet. A must see in Hangzhou and worth a one... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I had no idea what to expect of the Impression Westlake show and ended up being extremely impressed. The production values are excellent, and they did amazing things with a stage placed just beneath the water to create the illusion of the performers floating atop the lake. I've never seen anything else like this show. Much like when I've seen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

A must show you got to see when you are in Hangzhou!!. The stage is just barely under the water, on west lake. The characters look like they are walking/ sliding on water. The lighting, the choreography and music are AMAZING and BREATHTAKING!. Unforgettable experience

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Great show. Danceres are dancing on the water. amazing effects and music. be sure to cover your shoulders as it gets cool near the lake at night

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