Attraction 85 Nanshan Rd Shangcheng, Hangzhou, Zhejiang China Published on: 20-08-2016
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Why Liulang Wenying Park is special ?
Liulang Wenying Park or Orioles Singing Park in the Willows located in the eastern side of West Lake in Hangzhou. Hangzhou is the capital town of Zhejiang province in the People's Republic of China. It is built on the side of the lake and a large comprehensive garden for sightseeing and amusement. The park is ranked to fifth position among the top ten wonderful locations in West Lake area. Sprawling an area of 20 square kilometers, it is located very close to the city and to the lake and is one of the largest integrated garden with variety of entertainment facilities.
What to explore at Liulang Wenying Park?
The beautiful sceneries in the Liulang Wenying Park are divided in to Friendship, Ju Jing, Wen Ying and South Park four parts. Along with the Willows, lots of other type trees such as magnolia, plum, purple nanmu, cedar and various other types of trees and flowers can be seen here. The largest imperial garden, Ju Jinng Garden of South Song Dynasty is located in this area. During the South Song Dynasty, there were Huifang Hall and three houses, nine pavilions, Liu Lang Bridge and Bachelor Bridge located in this area. During spring, numerous willows dancing in tune with the breeze were a wonderful experience and they produce the beautiful sound of orioles. It was because of this, named Orioles Singing in the Willows for oriole flying and crowing in the willows.
How to get to Liulang Wenying Park?
You can take Subway Line 1 to Ding'an Road, from there, continue walking about 1.5km you can reach the place.
- A Theme Park with Willows and Orioles
- Beautiful green willows and orioles singing
- A busy area for morning exercise and relaxation
- Great and romantic place for an evening stroll
- Beautiful and calm lakefront park
85 Nanshan Rd Shangcheng, Hangzhou, Zhejiang China
Tips for you
I strolled inside this park end of March when the cherry blossom was the season. It has other flowers blooming in different weeks. Plum blossom, purple field, willow, etc. etc. making it a nice place to visit repeatedly yet you won't find it boring as there will be new discovery and constantly changing bloom.