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Impression Westlake

Address: No.29 Yanggongdi, Hangzhou, China
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Sun - Sat 7:45 pm - 8:55 pm
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Hangzhou, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

It was quite fantastic, yet it was more natural flow arts. Revealing performances were executed fluently. But there was no Eng dub or translations. I was not sure what was going on, so I enjoyed only the performances not the stories, which I heard it was touching for hangzhou locals. Director is Zhang yi mou so it's quite expensive for... More 

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Czech Republic
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Take a walk around the West lake, arrive few moments before show begins, push through huge crowds of fellow Chinese non-payers and enjoy the stunning show. Nice for a couple night. Not worth to pay for the tickets, just find a suitable spot around west lake and watch for free.

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Jefferson City, Tennessee
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This was a very nice place to visit and just set and enjoy the surroundings. If you are in the area take time if you have it to visit and enjoy the people and the show.

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8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Yes, the performers did most of the show on water, sometimes just walk on it! It is an outdoor show, so the best season to view it is Spring and Fall.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The story line is easy to understand and the effects of the show is just impressive. Not a moment of boredom - always eagerly waiting for the next scene. We sat at the water platform and had a really close up view of the performance. Excellent show not to be missed when you're in Hangzhou.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We walk from our hotel ( Zhejiang - Ya'an Road ) walking distance full of shopping mall and restaurants, from Intl branded 'till local brand. its about 20 minute walk to the west lake and when we enter , fantastic, so any thing so see, the park full of local old folks expressed their hobbies sch as painting, poetry, singing... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The Show is beautiful.. salute to the performer.. it was a 3 degrees night, and they are performing every night in the lake.. i think it must be really cold because the show has a water interaction. better to understand what is the meaning of the show by reading the brochure or browse the internet before you watch it. the... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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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35 reviews 35 reviews
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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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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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