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Address: Gushan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000, China
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Hangzhou: Heaven on Earth Day Trip from Shanghai

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This is close to West Lake.So you can make it part of West Lake tour.Its an O K place to hangaround and spend time if you have.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
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603 reviews 603 reviews
350 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

This is close to West Lake.So you can make it part of West Lake tour.Its an O K place to hangaround and spend time if you have.

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Hangzhou, China
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The Solitary Hill is less than 40 meters high. It is a part of the West Lake scenic area and a natural island. There is a park in it named Zhongshan Park. Covered with verdant trees, the environment of the hill is very tranquil and very beautiful. Besides, it boasts some cultural sites and is a nice place to wander... More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Gu Shan, widely translated as The Solitary Hill in English, is a quite popular tourist destination in Hangzhou. It is a must-visit site nearby the West Lake. Accepted as the No.1 cultural scenic zone, a part of the highlights of the Scenic Area of the West Lake, Gushan is a holy land of culture and art. This area used to... More 

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Macau, China
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66 reviews 66 reviews
52 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

A quiet isolated spot within easy access of a West Lake walk. Fascinating history and association with calligraphy and ancient poets, seldom visited by western tourists but a chance to glimpse an element of Chinese culture not often available.

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Hangzhou, China
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20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

To be a world cultural heritage, west lake is not only famous for its beautiful scenery,but also for the rich cultural deposits. Gu Shan is one of the best place to represent it. Go visit the "Xiling Seal Society", which is a hundreds-years honored seal club that represent China's seal culture. Go visit the Fang He Pavilion and Linbu's tomb,... More 

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Worth the walk and there are lots of photo opportunities. Love the view from the top. Definitely also climb up the rocks and stand on the highest point.

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England
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Simply another pleasant spot on the side of Xihu to take a stroll. A steady stream of people makes it a fantastic place to sit and observe the world. Skip it if you have a busy itinery.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a good a place as any to watch the lake from. There are some food and drink booths nearby, so you can take a break from your stroll and just admire the lovely lake.

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Adelaide, Australia
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245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

If cycling around west lake, this is a scenic detour not far off the main route, and the views are well worth the extra effort. Be sure to bring plenty of water with you, as we didn't see any vendors during our winter visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

This is not an attraction it is just a bridge with a good view across part of West Lake. The walk there and back is relaxing just keep to one side or risk being run over by cyclist. If visiting in summer (I visited during a heatwave) take plenty of water. There are plenty of toilets nearby.

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