Hangzhou is also named ad Hangchow. Located
Visitors flock to Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province, because of beautiful West Lake. Hangzhou also has temples, gardens, tea, museums, herbal medicines, and its history as the capital of the Southern Song dynasty. It has the largest silk market in the country. But essentially the visit is to experience this lake, by boat, on foot, or above from the hills. It is spectacular.
An express roadway runs between Hangzhou and Shanghai, and by the end of 2002, an expressway linking Hangzhou with Suzhou should take cars 1.5 hours by road. Hangzhou has air connections with Hong Kong and 37 Chinese cities. Shanghai's Hongqiao airport is 90 minutes by road from Hangzhou and there are no flights between Shanghai and Hangzhou.
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