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Beautiful Zhejiang

(ezhejiang.gov.cn) Updated : 2017-01-24

Zhejiang province, Zhe for short, got its named after its largest river, now known as the Qiantang River. 

Zhejiang is endowed with lush mountains and exquisite waters, and rich in historical and cultural resources. Main scenic spots and historical sites include the West Lake in Hangzhou, Putuo Mountain, the Thousand-Islet Lake, the East Lake in Shaoxing, the Nanxi River, Tiantai Mountian and Mogan Mountain.

Putuo Mountain, noted for its rough terrain and exquisite landscape, is one of the Four Great Buddhist Holy Mountains. Mogan Mountain, renowned as the Cool World, is the one of the four summer resorts in China.

Zhejiang is one of the ancient cities that celebrities in the past most often visited. It boasts three famous historic cities -- Hangzhou, the Paradise on Earth; Ningbo, the ancient seaport; and Shaoxing, the City of Rivers and Canals.