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Address: Hupao Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000, China
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Tiger Spring

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 23, 2016
Shane H
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 at the tea houses at the top in the temple. Some are outrageously priced so... More 

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Thank Shane H
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 source of the spring. There is a stream running parallel to the main path, and... More 

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1 Thank autumncs
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 place to visit on a weekday or early in the morning

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Thank the_changs
Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 people. The spring itself is just a small lake with weird modern tiger statue, so... More 

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1 Thank Anna J
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5 of 5 bubbles 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) after the sculpture of "Dreaming of the Tiger Spring," it would become a completely different... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 out my empty water bottle with the spring water. Locals lined up fetching spring water... More 

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Thank Will Z
Bradford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2014

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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2 Thank Ikeb24
Kunming, China
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238 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 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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1 Thank ZhongguoKM
Singapore
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank jwee92
Melbourne, Australia
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103 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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