East Lake Scenic Area in Pinghu city of Zhejiang province, a national 4A level tourist attraction, having received China Human Habitat Environment Paradigm Award, is located in the east of the city’s downtown. East Lake, a brilliant pearl of golden Pinghu, is fed by nine rivers, compared to Nine Dragons’ Port in the ancient times. Viewed from above, the city lake of Pinghu is like a picture of nine dragons’ playing bead. An Ancient poem praises as: “Nine miles of river, nine miles of town, where nine rivers surrounded, where blue and smooth lake born, where rivers come from all around to converge, looking like nine dragons gathering together, where they turn to one in a peaceful way”. The scenery is beautiful around East Lake, with places of historical interests, and rich natural and human resources. Eight scenic zones with different views built in the 1st phrase are suitable for visits in four seasons. They are: Parrot Lake Spring Scenery with profound meanings; The Green of An Hill with lake and hill sights; Nancun Book Pile with distant literary flavour; Northern Field Meadow Singing with countryside fun; Condensed Blaze from Pearl with overflowed enthusiasm; Xipu Fishing Net with fish swimming and birds flying; Nine Dragons Playing Bead with noble and pretty outlook; Rainbow-like Tower Shadow with simplicity and elegance. There are two other scenic zones in the 2nd phrase: Sail of the East Lake and Fragance of Osmanthus in Dragon Pond.
East Lake Scenic Area is a tourist attraction in the South of Yangtse River, integrated with various elements including leisure, ecology, culture and sightseeing. It is open free for all seasons, with continuous tourist theme activities, such as Watermelon Lantern Culture Festival which is held every year, Dongtian Drum Art Performance, Dragon Boat Race, etc..It is especially beautiful in the evening with thousands of lights on, attracting a large number of tourists .
To people here, East Lake Scenic Area is like a poem with deep affection, a cheerful morning chorus, even a patch of fragrant meadow for mind to take a break.
The Green of An Hill
Nancun Book Pile
Northern Field Meadow Singing
Condensed Blaze from Pearl
Nine Dragons Playing Bead
Rainbow-like Tower Shadow
Parrot Lake Spring Scenery
Xipu Fishing Net
Time positive of east Lake impression
Every sound flows the love of East Lake.
The scenery of East Lake in spring welcomes guests to come.
Tourist Service Center
Warm mummy hut
Jinpinghu specialty museum
Teahouse on marina
Hanzhu Ninghui Service Department
Anshan Xiaocui Service Department