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Boats at West Lake, Hangzhou

Discover the city from temple to teahouse

Marco Polo called Hangzhou the most charming city in the world. According to a Chinese proverb, it is heaven on earth. Book flights to Hangzhou and discover marvellous temples, and vast nature areas and beautiful tea plantations located just outside the city. Thanks to its subtropical climate, the weather in Hangzhou is always good. Take a cruise among the water lilies of the West Lake and admire the Baochu Pagoda. Just outside the city you’ll find the ancient water town of Wuzhen where it seems time has stood still.

Quality silk and tea

Hangzhou is the capital of the Zhejiang Province and is still considered an important centre for the tea trade in China. Visit the National Tea Museum and sip the many different infusions in a special teahouse. In addition, Hangzhou is traditionally known as the City of Silk. If you’re looking for a made-to-measure suit or dress you’ll find the finest quality here. Hangzhou is the ideal destination for a city trip and the perfect starting point for a longer holiday in China. Expect to be surprised: book a flight to Hangzhou now!

Culinary delights and tranquil temples

Hangzhou has culinary surprises galore. The city is famous for local delicacies such as Beggar's Chicken (stuffed, wrapped in lotus leaves and baked in clay), West Lake fish in vinegar, Dongpo pork and shrimp fried with Long Jing tea leaves. Also typical of Hangzhou are its many temples, including Lingyin Temple, one of the largest Buddhist temples in China. Located in a quiet valley surrounded by woods, this is a place of peace and relaxation.

Flights to Hangzhou for a unique city trip

Looking for a cheap flight to Hangzhou? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in China before you know it.

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Airport: Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport HGH
Currency: Renminbi Yuan (CNY)
Time: GMT +8
Electricity: 220 volts, 50Hz

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