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West Lake Colored Port View Fish Garden

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Address: Xishan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
Phone Number: 0571-87963033
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Spend a morning by the West Lake

Everything about the West Lake is amazing. Spend multiple days here - go in the morning, afternoons, evenings and at night for different experiences.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
San Francisco, California

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San Francisco, California
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42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about the West Lake is amazing. Spend multiple days here - go in the morning, afternoons, evenings and at night for different experiences.

Thank spellotape
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50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

The famous west lake. While we were there it was misty and sky was hazy. Couldn't get a nice picture of the lake. The lake was okay to us as we have seen much beautiful lakes in most countries. West lake is a must see destination in Hangzhou

Thank Goh P
Columbia, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Nice place to sightsee and relax. No major attractions here just observing nature. If you have time I suggest checking it out.

Thank nbarnes612
Beijing, China
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664 reviews
488 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

If you want to save a few RMB and be with a horrible crowd trying to take pics and not allow you to take a pic, then by all means visit this free attraction. I read some decent reviews about this place and wanted to check it out but it was ridiculous. It’s my fault for expecting anything more as... More 

1 Thank Daniel A
Χαλκίδα, Ελλάδα
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99 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Paradise on earth!! You need to visit this place and relax in these beautiful gardens! Go for a walk and feed the fishes.

1 Thank Vagelis V
Zurich, Switzerland
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202 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Stopped by the garden and ponds to see some koi carp, but was not really enthralled. If you are doing the Hangzhou West lake, you may as well stop. maybe it will appeal.

Thank PhotoRAMBLER5
Ankeny, Iowa
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172 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It’s like a park with ponds full of red carps and flower beds. It's also a place to relax and to stay away from the stream of tourists. well, just a bit less. It’s quite worth visiting not only because of its admission-free but also it’s just located off the south end of the Su Beach (“Su Di”) within walking... More 

Thank Will Z
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Overcrowed with noisy local tourist who tried to push each other out or stand in front of you for photos. The fish are overfeed by tourists, they are so fat...

Thank Celsius2
Singapore, Singapore
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134 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This must be one of the worst places I have been to. It is frequently so crowded with local tourists (I think they have not much other places to go to in Hangzhou, so they tend to come here because it is free) and it is frequently polluted with smog so all the temples in the background becomes blurry. The... More 

1 Thank robin338
Beijing, China
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73 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Unlike the other big town in China, Hangzhou gives you very peaceful atmosphere just right in the middle of the town. Here you can spend your entire day enjoying the West Lake. Love it.

Thank PP K

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