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Four scenic spots in West Lake to admire lotus

ehangzhou.gov.cn| Updated: July 12, 2021 L M S


It is time to admire lotus in the West Lake Cultural Landscape. [Photo/IC]

The annual lotus viewing season in the West Lake Cultural Landscape, Hangzhou, capital city of Zhejiang province, has arrived. Here are some of the best places in the West Lake to visit.

Broken Bridge

The Broken Bridge is not only famous because of the white snake legend, but also because it boasts an idyllic view of blooming lotus in summer.


Lotus flowers around the Broken Bridge. [Photo/IC]

Hougu Mountain

The red lotus growing on Hougu Mountain is a species unique to West Lake. At dawn, the color of this lotus looks different from red lotus growing in the other places.

Santan Yinyue, or Three Pools Mirroring the Moon, scenic spot

The third Water Lily Exhibition kicked off in the Santan Yinyue scenic spot on July 1.


Budding lotus flowers in Quyuan Park. [Photo/IC]

Quyuan Park

The beauty of the park lies in its wide range of lotus species. When in full blossom, the lotus flowers turn red, gold and white.