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West Lake Colored Port View Fish Garden

Address: Xishan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
Phone Number: 0571-87963033
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Ranked #8 of 236 Attractions in Hangzhou
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was not very impressed with the place especially after visiting a number of attractions in Hangzhou. It is still a good attraction. Perhaps the crowd had weigh in on my view. It is one of the several places you can get onto a boat/ferry to enjoy lake. The lotus that was to be the attraction did not stand out.... More

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Beijing
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

We started our visit to West Lake by taking in the view from the Leifing Pagoda. The Fish Garden is only a 15 minute walk away around the bottom of the lake. The entrance is off the causeway and the gardens are free. The gardens are pleasant with a number of ponds full of Koi carp. Outside the entrance there... More

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Shanghai, China
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

OK, I lived in Japan for many years and know the Koi (Carp) quite well. It is always fun to see the beautiful colors of the fish and to watch them eat from your hands. We went on the weekend and although there were many fish, there was so many people around all trying to get the fish to eat.... More

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Guilin, China
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86 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I am an animal person, and fish too. Walking along Yanggongdi Road for half an hour, you can get to this park, no entrance fee. Recommend to families with kids, you can buy some fish food (RMB10 for 4 small bags) at the entrance and go feeding the carps at the pond. You will be awed to see how huge... More

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

If you do go on the Su Causeway, near the south end you will see a bridge going west to this park, in chinese 花港观鱼。 It's really beautiful and worth a stop. You will find kiosks that sell fish food for 3 yuan for a bag, and it is fun to watch the golden carp go crazy over the food.... More

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cape town
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The gardens and fish are lovely, but not as lovely as the Humble Administrator in Suzhou or the Pearl Pagoda in Tongli, in my opinion. Definitely worth wandering though the garden but for me the views across the lake and the blossoms and the pagoda were far more picturesque.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

The Koi and pond fish are huge and provides a colorful backdrop for your photos. There are many visitors so click when ready.

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Arlington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

When you arrive at the fish garden, the closer you get, what you start to see is this movement of gold & orange in the water. As you get closer, you can see that it is hundreds of Koi gold fish, swimming close together, hoping to get a bit of food, offered by the tourist. They are so thick, it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

This is a lovely part of the lake and a great spot to watch the amazing carp (goldfish). A relaxing spot to people watch and relax.

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

wonderful blossom garden with less tourists, could spend couple hours there without notice

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