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Tour Type: A private tour for your family or your friends exclusively
 Duration:7 hours
 Pick-up point:Your Hotel around 9:00am
 Finishing point:Your Hotel around 5:00pm
 Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry)
 Payment Types: Cash, Wire, Paypal, WesternUnion
 Available: Daily
 (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)




Day 1
Place & Transport: Hangzhou
Today's Activities:
The Song Dynasty Imperial Street, Former Residence of Hu Xueyan, Guo's Villa, Meijiawu Village, Qianjiang New Town
Meal: L


Background Information: Chinese architectural styles perfectly convey the moral principles, aesthetic conceptions and values of Chinese people. The architectural styles of different regions and nationalities in China may vary in characteristics and functions.

Join our Hangzhou architecture tour to appreciate the unique, best and fascinating Hangzhou architectures, which present you the very best of the fascinating old styles and sensational new wave of Chinese designs.



- The Song Dynasty Imperial Street: Qinghefang Ancient Street is a pedestrian street with a total length of 460 meters. It is also the best-preserved historical street in Hangzhou. This ancient street is flanked with Ming and Qing Dynasty buildings and many hundred-year-old stores. If fact, it is a miniature of Hanghzou¡¯s long history. Most of the existing old buildings in the streets are in the style of late Qing Dynasty's and the well-preserved 'four-corner buildings group' are the masterpiece example of traditional blocks of Hangzhou.

The Song Dynasty Imperial Street


-Former Residence of Hu Xueyan: was built in the 11th year (1872) of the Tongzhi Period of the Qing Dynasty (1616-1911) and was finished in 1875. It is located on Yuanbao Street of Hangzhou and it cost over 500,000 taels (an old measurement of weight) of silver in total. The architectures within the residence are an excellent example of integrated Chinese traditional styles with western styles. Covering a construction area of 5,815 square meters, the residence was named ¡°The First Luxury Mansion of South China in the Later Qing Dynasty¡± due to its fine workmanship in furnishings; all the furniture in the residences are made from fine and rare timbers including ginkgo trees, rosewoods, red sandalwoods, China firs, and beeches. The whole architecture was artfully designed and distributed, and considered the No. 1 house owned by merchant in late Qing Dynasty.

red sandalwood architecture Former Residence of Hu Xueyan


Stone Door in Former Residence of Hu Xueyan


- Guo's Villa: Completed in 1861, this elegant garden villa was built as a private retreat for a wealthy Qing Dynasty silk merchant. Guo's Villa (Gu¨­ Zhu¨¡ng, ¹ùׯ) is a fine example of Chinese aesthetics in which the manmade and natural blend in harmonious balance.

Guo's Villa


- Meijiawu Village: In the West Lake Scenic Area, Hangzhou, Meijiawu has long been well known for its Longjing (Dragon Well) Tea tradition. Surrounded by green mountains and tea fragrance, the place makes you feel the clean country air and retreat from the crowded and noisy urban areas. And there are a lot of local famer's houses with grey tiles and white walls is a unique here in Hangzhou.

Meijiawu Village

- Qianjiang New Town: Hangzhou¡¯s Qianjiang New Town is being developed into a new central business district. The skyline of this commercial hub is decorated with the unique golden egg structure of the International Conference Center, the posh grandeur of the Grand Theatre, and the spectacular open public space, City Balcony, which overlooks the Qiantang River. The three-year action plan of ¡°build a new town with all efforts in three years¡± has been put into practice since 2008. By the end of this year, Qianjiang Century CBD will begin to appear its new image. In three years, 60 high buildings and large mansions will appear along the Qiantang River.

Qianjiang New Town


 


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Price Includes:

1. Transportation: specified in the itinerary Privatecar with air-conditioning.
3. Meals specified in the itinerary: Western breakfast in hotels Chinese lunch and dinner in local restaurants
4. Sightseeing: All arrangements mentioned in the itinerary will be covered All first admission/entrance fees in the itinerary
5. Tour guide: conducted by a professional tour guide


Price Excludes:
1. Meals not specified in the itinerary.
2. Tips for guides and drivers.
3. Personal expenses: phone bills, laundry, optional tours, postage, excess baggage charge, entertainment fees out of the itinerary.

 
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