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Leifeng Tower

No.15 Nanshan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
+86 571 8798 2111
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No.15 Nanshan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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+86 571 8798 2111
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"original pagoda"
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"ancient building"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ancient tower was restored quite successfully. Several escalators and elevators were added so that the tower is accessible to more visitors. The balcony at the top of the tower is a nice place to get an aerial view of the entire West Lake area,...More

Thank Sara S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully built on the site of the original temple Well worth a visit, this temple recalls the story of the white snake and the doctor, one of Chinas great historical love stories. It’s interesting for adults and children, Go to the top its well worth...More

Thank Tony M
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The ruins of the old temple can be seen underneath the reconstructed pagoda. It is well worth visiting for the views of the surrounding area. Unfortunately there were very few notices in English. I was lucky in being with 2 Chinese who could translate and...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

The Leifeng Tower is easily visible as its on a hillside near the lake, and it overlooks the area. To get here is quite easy as there is a short ride up. There are a 5 floors and you can either climb the stairs or...More

Thank PushExplore
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

(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 1 May 2018

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 12 April 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 11 April 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 3 April 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 2 April 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!

Thank alanyeo76
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