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Xixi Wetland Park

Zhoujia Village, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310030, China
0571-88106789
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Ranked #14 of 235 Attractions in Hangzhou
Type: National Parks
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My biggest mistake when I planned my Xixi Wetland visit is the timing --- I visited Xixi at 11am - 3pm in summer! There wasn't anyone, I hardly see anyone. To avoid the heat, I tried to walk into small dirt lanes, which are shaded from trees. It was nice time to walk around the park, especially if you love... More

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Monterrey, Mexico
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25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This place is more about nature and relaxing than sight seeing , but it is nice . It is a wetland in really good shape (very clean and organized ) inside u can find shops and u can see how they lived there in old times (small "museum"). While ur in the boat , u can spot birds and even... More

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Hangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you are looking for a piece of countryside charm in urban Hangzhou, Xixi Wetland Park does the trick. Xixi is very big. It can be explored on foot or by boat. Spare half a day to sample its rustic water town lifestyle, or a whole day, at a leisure space, to enjoy all hidden gems. For museum fans, it... More

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Shanghai
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My recommendation is quite simple. Do not visit this place. They charge 80 yuan for entrance and 60 yuan for boat. But actually the view is not even as good as many other free scenic spots, include MaoJiaPu, SanTaiMengJi, etc. And it is quite boring, sitting in the boat and looking these ordinary views. Inside, just many tourist shops. Boring.... More

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Oslo, Norway
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

As always, many smiling families spending Sundays here. Once a year it is Dragon Boat Festival, go there, see it and feel the atmosphere.

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Hang Dong
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Great halfday trip beautiful peaceful boat rides , coming off at different points of interest such as the farmhouse.Many tourist shops and galleries howling pottery ,photographs and embroideries.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Best place in hangzhou to go and visit if you want to get away from crowded lake and scenic venues. At the entrance there is a tram which runs as well (paid services) and can take you around. i decided to take a walk and enjoy the wetlands. Winters can be the best time to visit as its gets misty... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you are one who is keen on getting away from the usual tourist attractions for the western eye, visit this place. It is frequented by the locals.You can take a boat ride along the canals, see some old chinese houses and if you are lucky experience the playing of music outdoor with traditional chinese instruments.

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Wanganui, New Zealand
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I first visited the park during the off-season and while I really enjoyed exploring the wetlands, many of the shops and cafes in the area were closed. Going back during the summer it was almost like a different place and you could cruise around on the boats and see all the attractions easily. The advantage to the winter visit was... More

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Suzhou, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Enormous disapointment. I actually do not undertand the comments on Trip Advisor or maybe after a few years in busy cities, people have forgotten what nature really is. The park is indeed a wetland but it is rather small and just impossible to get away from the crowd. What really anoid me is that most of the people do not... More

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