Posts Tagged ‘Zhejiang Travel’

Wenzhou Travel

Wenzhou Travel

Friday, May 8, 2009 19:55

Located on the southeast coast of Zhejiang Province, Wenzhou has always been a seafaring city. It is still a busy port and its booming economy is mainly due to heavy investment by overseas Chinese. A good base for visiting ...

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Hangzhou Travel

Hangzhou Travel

Thursday, May 7, 2009 20:51

Renowned in medieval China as an earthly paradise, Hangzhou became the splendid capital of the Southern Song Dynasty between 1138 and 1279. The capital flourished and its glories were extolled by Marco Polo, who allegedly visited Hangzhou at the height of its prosperity and described it as "the City of ...

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Shaoxing Travel

Shaoxing Travel

Wednesday, May 6, 2009 20:32

Though the proliferation of new buildings, this canal city has retained its charm, with its narrow streets, arched bridges, and whitewashed houses. Ancient Shaoxing was the capital of the Yue Kingdom during 770 -- 221 BC. It remained important ...

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Ningbo Travel

Ningbo Travel

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 22:06

China's greatest port between the Song Dynasty and Ming Dynasty, Ningbo is located upstream from the coast on the Yong River. It was later eclipsed by Shanghai, but has recently regained some importance due to its deep natural harbor. ...

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