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Leifeng Tower

No.15 Nanshan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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No.15 Nanshan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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"original pagoda"
in 9 reviews
"white snake legend"
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"top level"
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"original site"
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"steel structure"
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"modern construction"
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"climb steps"
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"west lake"
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"great view of the lake"
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"eye view"
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"entrance fee"
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"art pieces"
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"on display"
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"historical place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

(Leifang Pagoda, in Chinese: 雷峰塔): There are countless pagodas and temples in Hangzhou, but the pagoda I highly recommend is the Leifang Pagoda. This pagoda can be seen everywhere - it stands on a small hillside by the lake, rises to the sky and overlooks...More

Thank Yair1515
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Leifeng Tower is a recent rebuild of an older structure that collapsed, and the ruined foundations of the original can be seen in the lower level of the new tower. The tower is on top of a steep hill and has panoramic views across...More

Thank LaBrenton
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Pretty (modern) pagoda with views over the lake. Beautiful wood relieve carvings. If your time is limited then skip it and view it from around the lake.

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Leifeng Tower should be the best place to view sunset at Xihu but because of the crowds around the area, it was really difficult to access to this site by vehicle. As such, we could not climb up this tower this time because we have...More

Thank YTCHENG
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Came here to get panoramic view of the lake; not disappointed. There is an escalator to reach the tower from the entrance (40RMB fee), then an elevator up the tower. Walking up by steps is not bad at all. Each floor has arts displays. Interesting...More

Thank Louise K
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

The pagoda is located right beside the scenic west lake. Can go all the way up to the top of the pagoda and have a panoramic view all around!

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Even though it isn't the original tower, it is still very beautiful. You can see the remains of the original tower under the tower that stands now. There is an escalator that takes you up and elevator that takes you to the 4th floor of...More

Thank Sophia F
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

The Chinese tourist around are always pointing and talking about this being the icon here. Can visit if time allows to have a good view of the area from a high point. Else nothing much to expect.

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Leifeng Tower offers some wonderful views of Hangzhou, if you can get there on a clear day. (When I went there, it was misty with periodic rain.) The Tower is visible from the walk around West Lake- see the last photo. What is impressive about...More

Thank Grantds
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

The tower has along which is emphasised in the exhibits inside and in the basement of the tower. It’s worth a visit if you’re interested in one of Hangzhou’s most iconic landmarks. There’s a escalator up the steps to the tower and a lift to...More

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