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Hupao Spring

Hupao Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000, China
+86 571 8798 1900
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Hupao Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310000, China
+86 571 8798 1900
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

These famous springs are in a park that also includes interesting exhibits on Buddhism and on the major literary and historical figures who have visited or lived in this place. Spring water is used to make outstanding tea, and you can also enjoy a tearoom...More

Thank Jean_alberta_10
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Very easy to get here by either taxi or public transportation. We caught the bus and it dropped us off right in front. The grounds are mature gardens with centuries of history. The tea shop is a great place to take a break, try the...More

Thank mauitenor
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This was a hot hike on a summer day, but it's so lush and fresh with greenery and flowers in the summer! We went on a weekend, and boy, it was crowded! Both the upper trail (which is a heart-pounding climb!) and the lower springs...More

Thank josieinchina
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Its a bit of a hike up the hill but well worth it. Get a taxi there and ask them to come back in 2 hours. Locals are there in droves filling up water containers to make their tea from these precious waters. Try tea...More

Thank Shane H
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Situated between the West Lake and the Six Harmonies Pagoda is the interesting Hupao (Tiger Running) Spring. The spring is situated in a beautiful park, which houses a sprawling buddhist temple compound. From the park entrance, it's an uphill climb to the temple and the...More

2  Thank autumncs
Reviewed 31 March 2016

This is the place where the spring water is said to bring out the best taste of the famed Longjing Tea. I see people bringing huge containers to collect the spring water for daily consumption. If you love peace and quiet, this is a great...More

Thank the_changs
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Hubao Spring is located in a small park with a few small lakes, a teahouse and chinese pavillions. The area is really nice, there arre beautiful sceneries a bamboo forest and a pavilion with stone carvings of arhats. Nice thing was, that there weren´t many...More

3  Thank Anna J
Reviewed 21 October 2015

The first time I came here with a friend, we had planned it to be an hour or so walk around a relaxing park...what we didn't realize was that if you took a turn up one of the path of stairs (surrounded by bamboo trees)...More

1  Thank Maikhanh N
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Not sure what percentage of first-time tourists coming to this place, but this is my first time among my three visits in the past decades. And I regretted coming late. I truly enjoyed walking on the half-mile long upslope trail to the mountain spring. Filling...More

Thank Will Z
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Walk into a beautiful wood land, decorated with cheap plastic birds. Then walk on to the sun and moon pool, which do look beautiful, but why is the water a chemical blue colour? Up to tiger spring, Most of the small spring is covered by...More

2  Thank Ikeb24
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