China Travel News Tag:hangzhou (3 news)

Video of Qiantang River Tidal Bore

Date: 10/8/2010 12:47:00 AM by go2c Tags: Qiantang Tidal Bore Zhejiang Hangzhou

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The tidal bore of the Qiantang River has been celebrated as the fantastic wonder in the world since ancient times. The tidal bore of the Qiantang River, along with the Amazon River in South America and the Ganges River in South Asia, came to be known as the Top 3 tidal bore across the world. read more

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West Lake to Bring Romance for Chinese Valentine's Day

Date: 8/23/2009 8:33:00 PM by chinatravel Tags: West Lake Hangzhou Chinese Valentine''s Day

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Qixi Festival, also known as Double Sevens Festival or Chinese Valentines' Day, falls on the seventh day of the seven lunar month.  Qixi - literally the "night of sevens" - is the nearest Chinese equivalent to the Western St Valentine's Day tradition. This year the festival takes place on August 26th and already bookings for romantic getaways are going off the scale.

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Hangzhou Issues 150 million Yuan in Travel Coupons

Date: 2/28/2009 12:37:00 PM by piksl Tags: Hangzhou

Hangzhou Travel Coupons

Visitors to Hangzhou can get a 25-percent discount at hotels, tourist sites and teahouses from March 1 to May 31 with coupons from the city government, a municipal tourism official said Friday.
 
Li Hong, head of the city's tourism committee, said coupons would be distributed through tourism promotion offices and travel agencies, post offices, banks and web portal

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