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Old October 6th, 2011, 08:28 AM   #1
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lost in green,3 days in hangzhou

hangzhou , a mega city southwest of shanghai(1.5 hours by car),has a population of 8.7 million, be famous for it's culture and sourrounding.
in chinese national days,i spent 3 days to stay in hangzhou. i didnt explore the city, but visit some beautiful scenery spots. anyway,there are pics:
1、this is normally hangzhou street looks like, green,busy traffic,bus is very convinent,Taxi is really available compair to other chinese cities.
i was wondering along the road, and took some pics below.




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Old October 6th, 2011, 08:33 AM   #2
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2,hangzhou dont have many super talls,but has a lot of highrises,some are good quality,but some are tacky(like other chinese cities)



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Old October 6th, 2011, 08:40 AM   #3
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3,and some pretty old house along the streets.




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Old October 6th, 2011, 08:50 AM   #4
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4,if use one word to discribe hangzhou, it's "green" for me. huge trees are everywhere,everywhere.it's a magic feeling that an morden urban large city located in a huge forest!








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Old October 6th, 2011, 08:59 AM   #5
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5,on my way to LinYin temple!
the tample was built in east Jin dynasty,roughly 2 century.very famous in china. which located in a hill west of the city, 5 ancient temples gathered together!







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6,reached the linyin temple! sea of tourists.





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thanks ,i will post more.
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Old October 6th, 2011, 09:41 AM   #10
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Great shots!.. Last year I went to HZ, got same impression. Besides green everywhere, the ambiance of the city also calm, lay back.
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Great shots from Hangzhou, the city looks great
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Nice new thread.....thanks for the pics.
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7,heading to baoshu tower

an ancient house , now become a shop sales noodle and rice. pity



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part of skyline from the hill, too bad, the weather is cloudy and almost rainny some times.

must be some buildings in ancient times, but now disappear, but i can feel they were exits hundreds years ago.


traffic still busy when return to hotel


subway under construction
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