The capital city of Jiangsu province was the largest city in the world from 1358 to 1425 and was the capital of many dynasties. Famous for its canal and Yuhuatai Memorial Park of Revolutionary Martyrs.
The Buddhist temple of the Chan sect located north-west of Hangzhou was founded in 328 AD during the Eastern Jin dynasty by an Indian monk. It’s a breathtaking giant complex which takes easily half a day to explore. An absolute highlight of Hangzhou.