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Hupao Spring

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Hupao Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000, China
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

Very easy to reach the place by taxi, didi or public transport. There is a bus dropping just in front of the entrance. It is a nice place for hiking and drinking tea boiled with the spring water. I suggest black or red tea more...More

Date of experience: February 2018
7  Thank dralmorales
Reviewed May 20, 2017

These famous springs are in a park that also includes interesting exhibits on Buddhism and on the major literary and historical figures who have visited or lived in this place. Spring water is used to make outstanding tea, and you can also enjoy a tearoom...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Jean D
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Very easy to get here by either taxi or public transportation. We caught the bus and it dropped us off right in front. The grounds are mature gardens with centuries of history. The tea shop is a great place to take a break, try the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed December 20, 2016

This was a hot hike on a summer day, but it's so lush and fresh with greenery and flowers in the summer! We went on a weekend, and boy, it was crowded! Both the upper trail (which is a heart-pounding climb!) and the lower springs...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank josieinchina
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Its a bit of a hike up the hill but well worth it. Get a taxi there and ask them to come back in 2 hours. Locals are there in droves filling up water containers to make their tea from these precious waters. Try tea...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank shaneh589
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Situated between the West Lake and the Six Harmonies Pagoda is the interesting Hupao (Tiger Running) Spring. The spring is situated in a beautiful park, which houses a sprawling buddhist temple compound. From the park entrance, it's an uphill climb to the temple and the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank autumncs
Reviewed March 31, 2016

This is the place where the spring water is said to bring out the best taste of the famed Longjing Tea. I see people bringing huge containers to collect the spring water for daily consumption. If you love peace and quiet, this is a great...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank the_changs
Reviewed October 22, 2015

Hubao Spring is located in a small park with a few small lakes, a teahouse and chinese pavillions. The area is really nice, there arre beautiful sceneries a bamboo forest and a pavilion with stone carvings of arhats. Nice thing was, that there weren´t many...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank 737annaj
Reviewed October 21, 2015

The first time I came here with a friend, we had planned it to be an hour or so walk around a relaxing park...what we didn't realize was that if you took a turn up one of the path of stairs (surrounded by bamboo trees)...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank tomorrowsoup
Reviewed July 26, 2015

Not sure what percentage of first-time tourists coming to this place, but this is my first time among my three visits in the past decades. And I regretted coming late. I truly enjoyed walking on the half-mile long upslope trail to the mountain spring. Filling...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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