Let Hangzhou’s Night Scenes Enlighten You…

Hangzhou in daytime is graceful but as night falls, the city turns enchanting and charming, with intertwining images of lights and shadows, lamps, the moon, and mountains and water. To capture the beauty of Hangzhou’s gorgeous night scenes, then the following are sure to enlighten you.

Qianjiang CBD
Key Word: splendid
Best Viewing Spot: Urban Balcony
Transportation: take subway line 4 to Citizen Center Station and exit through K or L, then walk a few minutes until you reach the Urban Balcony
Time: two shows at 18:30 and 19:30 every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

This is a new district where skyscrapers stretch as far as the Qiangtang River. Here, marvelous light shows are staged through forming beautiful pictures onto the buildings by using colorful lights. Inside there is the Urban Balcony from which there is a panoramic view of the whole show.

The West Lake Scenic Region
Key Word: natural landscape
Best Viewing Spot: Hubinsan Garden, Nanshan Road
Transportation: take subway line 1 to Longxiangqiao Station or Fengqi Road Station
Time: natural landscape night scene from 18:00 to 21:30 every day; 2 West Lake Music and Light Fountain shows at 19:00 and 20:00 every day.

With the spectacular West Lake Music and Light Fountain shows and romantic Nanshan Road decorated with millions of lamps, the night scene of the West Lake is as impressive as it is during the day.

Gongchen Bridge
Key Word: historical block
Best Viewing Spot: The Grand Canal Square; Gongchen Bridge
Transportation: bus stations in the neighborhood are East Gongchen Bridge and West Gongchen Bridge
Time: 18:00-21:30

Gongchen Bridge, where ships roll in day and night, spans the Grand Canal and continues to be an essential waterway in Hangzhou. This is a very good place for a stroll to admire the prosperous night scene. Or you can take a waterbus to see the magnificent scenery along the riverside.