Hangzhou 1 Day Trip: Southern Song Dynasty Culture & History Experience is a tour featuring the cultural characteristics and experiencing The Life Of The Song Dynasty. The Song Empire (960–1279) was generally prosperous and at the time it was the world's most powerful empire economically, scientifically, and militarily. Hangzhou's golden age of prosperity as it became the capital city of the Southern Song Dynasty.
Duration: 7 - 8 hours
Six harmonies Pagoda, Official Kiln Museum, Eight Diagrams Field, Southern Song Imperial Street
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In the Morning, our Hangzhou private tour guide will pick you up at your hotel lobby in Hangzhou at 9:00am holding with a welcome sign" Hangzhou Private Tour", then starts the Southern Song Dynasty Experience Tour as below:
Our Pick up sign" Hangzhou Private Tour"
Firstly, drive you to visit Six Harmonies Pagoda (Liuhe Pogoda), which Located on Yuelun Hill overlooking the Qiantang River, and to the south of West Lake (Xi Hu). The pagoda was named 'Liuhe' to signify the harmony of heaven, earth, and the four directions: east, west, south and north. Six Harmonies Pagoda (Liuhe Pogoda) is one of the true masterpieces of ancient Chinese architecture. According to historic accounts, the pagoda was constructed first in 970 by the King of Wuyue, who ruled the area that is today made up of Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Fujian provinces. The purpose for building the pagoda was to calm the tidal waters of the Qiantang River, aid in navigation.
Highlight: The Six Harmonies Pagoda is one of the famous sceneries in Hangzhou City. When travelers come here, they can not only enjoy the heroic posture of the pagoda, but also get some idea of the views on the Qiantang River. Therefore, a number of scholars and poets in the past wrote poems and lyrics about them.
Then move on to the Official Kiln Museum, Situated at the west foot of the Black Tortoise Mountain on Fuxing Road, south of the West Lake beauty spot, the great museum occupies more than 15,000 square meters. Based on the ancient kiln site, it is the first professional museum about magnetic porcelains in China, and possesses of a profound connotation of history and traditional culture.
Highlight: The museum is built after Song Dynasty architecture style, separated into three parts as site protection hall, unearthed relics exhibition hall and traditional workshop producing area. The museum exhibition, enriched connotation of relics and the comfortable surroundings of this site show the centuries-old history and culture of ancient capital Hangzhou.
Have lunch at the local chinese restaurant.
After lunch, head to visit the Eight Diagrams Field, The Eight Diagrams Field is located at the south foot of Jade Emperor Hill, there are seven types of crops planted in Eight Diagrams Rice Field. According to the historical study, there used to nine kinds of crops planted, and they were soybean(??), red bean(??), barley(??), wheat(??), rice(?), millet (?), glutinous rice(?), broomcorn millet(?), and ancient millet(?). At present, the plantation area of the Eight Diagrams Field mainly includes surrounding area of core section, which is a shape of yin-yang taichi and the site of historic heritage, the central section and the exterior section.
Highlight: Among the many places to view the sunflower in Hangzhou, Eight Diagrams Field (???) is no doubt one of the best. In its 2 mu fields (1 mu=666.7 sq km), over one thousand sunflowers are in full bloom. The best time in a day to view the sunflower is in the morning. During the period, the sunflower tilts its flower head facing the sun, very interesting.
At last, drive you back to the downtown Hangzhou, and visit the Song Dynasty Imperial Street, The Song Dynasty Imperial Street has been renamed Zhongshanlu Beiduan, but still leads to the Palace of the Northern Song dynasty (960-1127AD). The road that stretches 400 meters (1,310ft) is lined with snack bars that offer local delicacies and shops that sell antiques, embroidered items and silks among others.
Lastly, drive you back to your hotel. Our service ends.
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Duration：6 - 8 Hours
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Duration：6 - 8 Hours
Attractions(Cities)：The hangzhou Westlake(including the boat cruise), Fish Viewing at the Flower Pond, Lingyin Temple and Meijiawu Tea Plantation, Anmanfayun Village, The Song Dynasty Imperial Street
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