Tourism of Zhejiang Province
Since ancient times, north Zhejiang and neighbouring south Jiangsu have been famed for their prosperity and opulence, and simply inserting north Zhejiang place names (Hangzhou, Jiaxing, etc.) into poetry gave an effect of dreaminess, as was indeed done by many famous poets. In particular, the fame of Hangzhou (as well as Suzhou in neighboring Jiangsu province) has led to the popular saying: Above there is heaven; Below there is Suzhou and Hangzhou (上有天堂，下有苏杭), a saying that continues to be a source of pride for the people of these two still prosperous cities.
Tourist destinations in Zhejiang include:
•Baoguo Temple, the oldest intact wooden structure in Southern China, 15km north of Ningbo.
•Putuo Shan, one of the most famous Buddhist Mountains of China. Chinese Buddhists associate it with Guan Yin.
• Qita Temple, Ningbo.
• Shaoxing, Wuzhen and other waterway towns.
• The ancient capital of Hangzhou.
• Tiantai Shan, a mountain important to Zen Buddhism.
• West Lake, in Hangzhou
• Yandang Shan, a mountainous scenic area north of Wenzhou.
• Qiandao Lake (also called Thousand-island Lake).
• Guoqing Temple - founded in the Sui Dynasty, the founding place of Tiantai Buddhism
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