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Hupao Spring

Hupao Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000, China
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Ranked #33 of 236 Attractions in Hangzhou
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Fountains, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Walk into a beautiful wood land, decorated with cheap plastic birds. Then walk on to the sun and moon pool, which do look beautiful, but why is the water a chemical blue colour? Up to tiger spring, Most of the small spring is covered by a giant plastic tiger!! Then to the statue of the dreaming tigers constructed in 1983,... More

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Kunming, China
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351 reviews 351 reviews
180 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This is where that legendary water comes from which can enhance a glass of Xihu Longjing 西湖龙井茶 and bring out its most subtle and stunning qualities. I've drunk it here and I've drunk it in Longjing Village up on the mountain. Exceedingly worthwhile if you are into green tea. The scenery is pretty, as is the small waterfall. But the... More

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Singapore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Hupao Spring is an interesting place to visit. Small waterfalls can be seen. It was fascinating to see the local people carrying Jerry cans to fill it up with a piped water spring. We were told that an excellent beverage was Hupao spring water with Longjing Tea, they go hand in hand. Enjoyed our walk along the footpaths of Hupao.

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Melbourne, Australia
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42 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Tiger Spring was one of my favourite places in Hangzhou. As soon as you enter there you can hear wildlife and water trickling in the forrest, and it provides a much needed break from the hectic city. The area is also easy to navigate, as there is a single path up to the Tiger Spring and associated attractions. I recommend... More

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Hangzhou, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

try a taste of the water used by the king in the old day. Just another park like many other parks in Hangzhou. It has a natural water spring (not hot spring), and is named as the 3rd best natural water spring in the world (in China, they meant). Get in, walk up the path, bring with you an empty... More

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Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The place is easy to access and green all over. The water from spring is really clean and taste great. Yes i Tried water.. It is considered one of the best and cleanest water spring in china. Dont for get to check out the Sitting Buddha

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San DIego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

This was a pretty spot to view. We weren't able to drink from the spring, but the area was just beautiful and worth seeing.

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

Very nice tea house - brought my childhood memory.

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Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

See the locals bring bottles to fill with spring water. nothing fantastic

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

yes, dont forget to drink from the spring. this was considered china's third best spring, as chosen from the emporers.

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