Bai Causeway is a man-made causeway named after Bai Juyi (白居易) who was a great poet living in the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). The causeway was constructed during his term as the governor of Hangzhou. Now, the causeway has become an indispensible part of West Lake. Bai Causeway stretches westward from the Broken Bridge to a lakeside park called Autumn Moon Over the Calm
North of the West Lake
Bai Causeway stretches westward, starting from the Broken Bridge (断桥), passing through the Brocade Ribbon Bridge (锦带桥), and ending at a lakeside park called Autumn Moon Over the Calm Lake (平湖秋月). It divides West Lake into two parts: to its south is the Outer West Lake (外西湖) and to its north, the Back Lake (后西湖). It is also the only access from the city to Solitary Hill (孤山) — the only natural island in West Lake. Both sides of the causeway are decorated by pink peach blossoms and weeping willow trees which are aesthetically planted at regular intervals. It’s a perfect place for enjoying the beauty of West Lake, rain or shine.
In the middle of the Bai Causeway is situated the beautiful Brocade Ribbon Bridge. It arches attractively over the glistening waters. While West Lake itself is likened to Xi Zi (西子) — an ancient Chinese beauty, the Bai Causeway is artistically compared to a brocade ribbon tying Xi Zi’s skirt. As the bridge is perfectly in its middle, it is called Brocade Ribbon Bridge. It is a wonderful vantage point from which you can feast your eyes on the unique view of the lake as well as the city.
Address:Bai Causeway, Beishan Road, Hangzhou (杭州市北山路白堤)
Duration：6 - 8 Hours
Attractions(Cities)：The hangzhou Westlake(including a boat cruise), Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond, Guo Garden, Drangon Well Tea Plantation, Bamboo lined path at Yunqi, Qinghefang Ancient Street
Tour Style：Accompanied by your private knowledgeable guide over 5+ years guiding experience and skillful driver over 10+ years driving experience, explore the best of Hangzhou on a full-day tour. Take a boat ride on West Lake to stay away from the crowds. the placid waters of which have been immortalized throughout history in literature and poetry. Experience a Chinese tea ceremony at Longjing Green Tea Plantation; walk through the Bamboo lined path at Yunqi to fully experience the serenity and beautiful nature of Hangzhou.
Duration：6 - 8 Hours
Attractions(Cities)：The hangzhou Westlake(including the boat cruise), Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond, Lingyin Temple and Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Anmanfayun Village, The Song Dynasty Imperial Street
Tour Style：This comprehensive Skip-The-Line full day tour of Hangzhou is perfect for you. Take a boat ride around the UNESCO-listed West Lake, view elegant landscapes at Fish Viewing at Flower Park, visit the secluded Zen monastery of Lingyin Temple, sip tea at Meijiawu Tea Vollage and stroll Song Dynasty Imperial Street. This guided tour lets you skip those queues and head straight into each scenic spot, which make your trip hassel-free and time well spent.
Attractions(Cities)：The hangzhou Westlake(including a boat cruise), Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Qinghefang Street, Impression WestLake Show
Tour Style：Discover the famous Paradise City Hangzhou on a fully customized sightseeing day trip from Shanghai by bullet train. Accompanied by your private guide, stroll around Flower Harbor Park and take a relaxing boat on the West Lake. Visit the famous Lingyin temple; See the traditional Meijiawu tea mountain; wonder along the old Hefang Street and enjoy the magnificent Impression Westlake show. Local lunch and dinner, tea tasting at Meijiawu, round trip bullet train tickets, private guide and private vehicle service are inclusive.
Attractions(Cities)：West Lake(Private rowing boat cruise), Guo's Villa, Lingyin Temple, Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Cheng Huang Pavilion
Tour Style：Independent travelers will love the flexibility of this private door to door day tour. This is the ideal tour for travelers with limited time in Hangzhou. Take the stress out of booking train tickets from Shanghai to Hangzhou and planning an itinerary by having everything arranged for you. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide over 5+ years guiding experience and skillful driver over 10+ years driving experience, you'll immerse yourself in its world renowned natural, historical and cultural features.
Duration：2 Days, 1 Night
Attractions(Cities)：The West Lake(including boat cruise on the lake),Guo Garden,China National Tea Museum,Dragon Well Tea Plantation (Meijiawu Tea Village),Leifeng Pagoda,The Song Dynasty Imperial Street,Six Harmonies pagoda, Fish Viewing Flower Pond,Lingyin Temple, etc
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