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Address: No.29 Yanggongdi, Hangzhou, China
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7:45 pm - 8:55 pm
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Lovely view and relaxing environment..

The Hangzhou West Lake. The first thing that comes to mind is must take a boat ride around this lake. Well, yes. But some people are not used to boat rides. So, they may not like... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Hangzhou West Lake. The first thing that comes to mind is must take a boat ride around this lake. Well, yes. But some people are not used to boat rides. So, they may not like it. However, even though may miss the boat ride, is not a total lost and waste of time. Walking around the lake will give... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

TIPS: a)Transport: 8 minutes walk from Hotel SSAW to Hubin( 湖滨)bus stand, take bus 7, get down at 岳庙. It was just right across the temple. b)Best seat option: zone A4, 3排32座 (3rd row, seat no.32)RMB 260 c) Bus 51 to go back (get down at 东波路平海路口), from there 3 minutes walk back distance. Morning u can visit to lin... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We watched the Impression Lijiang 印象丽江 a few years ago and only after that we googled and discovered other Impressions in other parts of China and we were looking forward to go for Impression West Lake. We were impressed with Impression West Lake initially as the play of lights was great and performers seemingly walking on water was awesome. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

What an amazing experience to see this romantic folk tale set on the waters of West Lake. The lighting was spectacular & highlighted the beauty of the lake's surroundings. The music was good & the huge cast & choreography were breathtaking. Although the evening was warm we were cold & damp sitting by the edge of the lake for over... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Impression Westlake is a 1-hour award winning open-air musical extravaganza created by renowned film director, Zhang Yimou on the West Lake of Hangzhou at night. A dazzling light display turns the lake’s natural surroundings into an intricate part of the show. The stage was built 3cm below the water. The performers seem to be walking, running, dancing on the water.... More 

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Hangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

Great show set on the west lake. You don't have to speak Chinese to enjoy it. We went in the fall, but spring or summer would also be nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Having seen plenty of similar shows my expectations were not very high and I was nicely surprised. The show is just the right length (1h), the effects are spectacular and the organisation (if you don't count finding your ticket agent in the sea of people by the tourniquet) surprisingly good.

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el cerrito, california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The "Impression Performance" on West Lake is an open-air multimedia evening presentation on an arm of the West Lake as the natural stage, which is around 1000’ wide and 500’ deep. In this grandiose setting, platforms and walkways were built over sections of the lake with the top surfaces just an inch or so under the water level. The platforms... More 

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Woodlands, null, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I have purposely came back to visit Hangzhou for the second time, partly to watch this show. The light and water effects greatly enhance the atmosphere of the entire show. I would recommend to opt for the higher seats so that you have a 3D view. In fact, I buy ticket at the last minute, rushing the show by taxi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

A girlfriend & I saw Impresion Westlake last September (2014) and it was amazing. I wasn't submitting Trip Advisor reviews back then but decided I should now share my experience of this incredible spectacle. Be warned... it's an outdoor concert so weather plays a major role. Having said that, we decided to go to the show despite the rain. We... More 

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Address: Address: No.29 Yanggongdi, Hangzhou, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Zhejiang  >  Hangzhou
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:45 pm - 8:55 pm
Monday 7:45 pm - 8:55 pm
Tuesday 7:45 pm - 8:55 pm
Wednesday 7:45 pm - 8:55 pm
Thursday 7:45 pm - 8:55 pm
Friday 7:45 pm - 8:55 pm
Saturday 7:45 pm - 8:55 pm

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