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Impression Westlake

No.29 Yanggongdi, Hangzhou, China
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Ranked #2 of 237 Attractions in Hangzhou
Type: Concerts
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Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Love and enjoy the show - we paid extra for 7 tickets to be seated in the centre block and first 5 rows, and we didn't regret it. The night view of the West Lake with the lights and sounds was really magnificent and beautiful. Should not miss it for any first time visitor to West Lake Hangzhou. Only advice... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Managed to secure the front seats with better view. Best performance arts, lighting and the story behind it.

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Singapore, Singapore
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The lights, the moving stages, the choreography were very spectacular. We had tickets on the third row just beyond the water edge. We had a good view of the entire show mostly. A brochure or booklet in various languages to explain the story of the show would have added additional enjoyment and understanding to the show. Otherwise check out the... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Bring a raincoat - just in case. Get a coffee or hot chocolate from the nearby Starbucks. The use of lighting and the 'stage' on the lake itself is unique and spectacular. Enjoy!

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19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were 5 minutes late for the show, but I dont know if it matters to my review of the performance. It's really cool and poetic, but somehow there are metaphors or acts that are really hard to understand. Overall speaking, if you have extra time, and you are interested in arts, why not to try this new experience!

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Date of travel: June 2011 Impression of west lake is a show mounted on the lake! It is a love story between a human and a god! You don't have to miss it.

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Markham, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This was my first time watching the show and although I didn't understand much of what was going on, it was an impressive performance. The use of lights was amazing and watching the performers run and dance across the river was stunning. When the lit up stage rose from the water, it just looked surreal! It was like nothing I... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Didn't expect liking it this much. Was moved and impressed by the performance. I guess it's a personal thing.... I liked it a lot, and would happily go again next time I visit Hangzhou.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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180 reviews 180 reviews
60 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Because I was simply overwhelmed by the Yangzhou's Impression show, I wanted to see this one, before I left China. If I had not seen the other one first, I would have rated it 5 stars... so maybe, my opinion is tainted... If I hadn´t seen the other one, I could have said, that scenery is stunning, using the west... More

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Some would said it is such a touristy thing to do in HangZhou. But as a Chinese I have to give this show worth a god 5 stars rate. The show is magnificent and romantic. Just pray that you don't sit near to any "narrator" or "compulsive-flash-photographer".

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