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Location in China
Not to be confused with Zhenjiang, a city in Jiangsu Province.

Zhejiang (浙江) is in a province in East China, very close to the major city of Shanghai.


Main cities[edit]

  • 1 Hangzhou (杭州市) – Zhejiang's capital, former capital of China, China's busiest destination for domestic tourism, famous for tea, silk and the great West Lake.
  • 2 Huzhou (湖州市) – borders Lake Tai to its south, includes the historic district of Anji.
  • 3 Ningbo (宁波市) – former treaty port, clean and compact with interesting islands nearby
  • 4 Shaoxing (绍兴市) – traditional Chinese cultured city
  • 5 Wenzhou (温州市) – major industral center, near the sea and Fujian border
  • 6 Yiwu (义乌市) – vibrant with Middle Eastern flavour due to large Islamic business community.
  • 7 Zhoushan (舟山市) – gateway to Mount Putuo, an island that is regarded to be one of the Four Great Mountains of Buddhism

Smaller cities[edit]

  • 8 Aojiang (鳌江镇)
  • 9 Beilun (北仑区) – international port near Ningbo
  • 10 Cixi (慈溪市)
  • 11 Jiangshan Jiangshan on Wikipedia (江山市) – is a small city at the intersection of Zhejian, Fujian and Jiangxi.
  • 12 Jiaxing (嘉兴市) – civilized city of fish, rice and silk including famous resting-on-water towns Wuzhen and Xitang
  • 13 Longyou County
  • 14 Taizhou (台州市)
  • 15 Xikou (溪口镇)
  • 16 Yuyao (余姚市)
  • 17 Zhuji (诸暨市)
  • 18 Lishui (丽水市)

Other destinations[edit]

Yu'ao, a typical fishing village on the rugged coast of the Dayu Bay, in Zhejiang's southernmost Cangnan County.
  • 1 Mount Dalei
  • 2 Mount Putuo (普陀山)
  • 3 Lake Tai (太湖)
  • 4 Qiandaohu (千岛湖) – a scenic lake known for its clear water and 1,000+ islands (hence its nickname Thousand Island Lake)
  • 5 Yandangshan (雁荡山)
  • 6 Moganshan (莫干山) – a mountain getaway from Shanghai
  • 7 Tiantaishan (天台山) – Rocks, waterfalls, and an ancient temple
  • Xiandu


Get in[edit]

Get around[edit]

By plane[edit]

Zhejiang is a very small province, it usually makes sense to prefer train over plane whenever possible considering both money and time.

By train[edit]

High-speed rail is most recommended. Most of the cities and towns in Zhejiang has at least one fast train station.

By taxi[edit]

Most cities have taxi providers, though online taxing platforms like Didi may be preferred.


  • Wuzhen (乌镇) is located on the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal and also around a net-work of other smaller canals and rivers. The town has numerous bridges, ancient harbors and water-side pavilions, and makes an excellent complimentary side-trip for visitors staying in nearby Hangzhou. Buses ply the route from Hangzhou to Wuzhen.
  • The China Danxia landscape near Jianglangshan is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.



Zhejiang cuisine is one of the major cuisines of China. It isn't greasy and has a fresh and soft flavour with a mellow fragrance. A notable and prized product is Jinhua ham (金华火腿) from the city of Jinhua.



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