Hangzhou is located 180 km south of Shanghai. It has been one of the most renowned and prosperous cities of China, since the last thousand years, evenly nowadays, it boasts the beautiful natural scenery, the West Lake is the most notable. Hangzhou enjoys mild-climate. Its well-retained historic leftovers are great. The blend of historic scent and beauty of nature ... More>rank the city as one of the ten most scenic places in China. Parks and wildlife are also offered in Xixi National Wetland Park, Hangzhou Botanical Gardens. Hangzhou silk is very popular as well as local produced tea and Hangzhou food consists more of pork and seafood rather than the beef and lamb of the north and west.