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Address: Wushan Mountain, Shangcheng District, Hangzhou 310002, China
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Beautiful and highly photogenic

I decided to visit this pagoda because I could see it all lit up from from the lake. I visited the pagoda the next morning as the entrance was about 10 minutes from my hotel... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nickpolson18
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Taizhou, China
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Canada
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648 reviews
537 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 435 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atop Wushan hill stood a fairly new Chinese style pavilion, Hangzhou Chenghuang Pagoda (Pavilion of the City God). The pavilion is big, seven storeys high, with elevators. We took the elevator all the way up to the sixth floor and had a magnificent panoramic view of the West Lake and part of the city. What impressed me the most were... More 

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Taizhou, China
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24 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I decided to visit this pagoda because I could see it all lit up from from the lake. I visited the pagoda the next morning as the entrance was about 10 minutes from my hotel. The pagoda sits atop a hill next to Hefang street, and you can start climbing the hill from Hefang street as well. The hill was... More 

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Hangzhou, China
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Once you hike to the top of Wushan Mountain from He Fang Jie, you can't miss Chenghuang Temple! There are many huge camphor trees on the grounds and surrounding areas as they are sacred trees in Buddhism (and they are also the city tree of Hangzhou!) Inside the pagoda, you can climb to almost all levels of the pagoda, but... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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137 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3,385 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Surprisingly enough I couldn't find the place in Tripadvisor so it seems I am the first to review it... Why surprisingly ? Just look at the pictures I have attached, as I am using to do, so you can understand what I mean.... The place is absolutely splendid. We saw it from far, actually when we walked from the West... More 

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Ontario, California
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We got to the top of chenghuang pagoda,having the nice bird view of west lake and also we are very good lotus powder soup and listening to local Chinese music instrument,see photos of ladies playing.

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Thank daviddouglas613
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is my first visit on chenghuang pagoda. Very good exercise as you need to climb up to the top. You just follow the crow where most of tourists heading in same way to the top. you will definitely see the whole view of hangzhou from a nice spot. We sit down and had a couple soup, taste sweet but... More 

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Thank Wateryu W
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Visit the Hangzhou Museum at the foot of the hill which you can exit from the middle of the hill. This will save the time needed to climb the hill. The City God Statue in the temple was the biggest I have ever seen. They provide free guided tour and the guide was friendly. With the lift at the Pagoda,... More 

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Thank nigel17032015
Slovakia
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81 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Big Chenghuang pagoda on Wu Shan is nice from outside but going inside was a waste of time. There was nothing indoors which attracted me and also weather & air quality was poor with low visibility so we couldn't even fully enjoy views from pagoda. Definitely, it was good exercise to walk uphill. Finally, at long last we strolled in... More 

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Thank hlinajs
Singapore
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1,182 reviews
495 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 336 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This is the tourist site on top of Wu Hill. This is quite a long uphill climb from Hefang Street but well worth it. The entrance fee costs RMB 30 per person and my three year old goes free.  On top there is a pavilion, a temple and something that looks like a big pagoda.  Temple is impressive. Outside is... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I came to this place because I wanted to go to Hangzhou Museum but changed my mind. It's a nice walk, if you are fast you just need 30 Minutes to get to the top of Chenghuang Pagoda and there you have a really nice view over Hangzhou and Xihu. When I was there not many chinese which is also... More 

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