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Address: No.15 Nanshan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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Adds to the skyline of West Lake & provides expansive views across the lake

Historical but heavily modernised but still attractive Views across West Lake are the highlight but of course better if you can get a clear day - something that is not common in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darrel J
Perth, Australia
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Singapore, Singapore
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It's quite easy to use the lift take you to the top. There are 5 floors and the lift takes you to the 4th floor. Just need to climb one more floor then you will have chance to see the full view of the lake and the city. 40RMB for the entrance fee. Worth it!

Thank EnrowLee
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historical but heavily modernised but still attractive Views across West Lake are the highlight but of course better if you can get a clear day - something that is not common in Hangzhou You will have stairs to climb if you want the best views

Thank Darrel J
Singapore, Singapore
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good place for sunset. Very wide n detail view of the west lake. Avoid during china public holiday as crowd will be insane. Nearby there a place for a good variety of food.

Thank Wenzhan
Taizhou, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I saw Leifeng Pagoda on top of a hill while I was on the lake. I decided to visit. I think that the entrance fee was about 20-40 RMB. I got to the pagoda just as the lights were turned on for the night. I will say that it looks amazing lit up. I felt a bit put out to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The views are great ... on a clear day. There are escalators and lifts to get you to the top of the Pagoda. It is quite well organized and worth anoit an hour. Take time to look at the great wooden carvings on Level 2 which tells the story / legend behind the place. Tip: Wide angle lens eg. 20mm... More 

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Beijing, China
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Just beside the West Lake. A tall tower of about four floors. Tourists can go to the highest floor to see a full picture of the West Lake. It is also one of the Ten Views of West Lake--Leifeng Xizhao, the sunset of Leifeng Tower.

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

From a distance, this tower is very impressive, but it is a modern, concrete reconstruction. Best viewed from a distance, I think, although there are good views from the top.

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

This tower has a interesting story & I have been amazed the original bricks. And you will able to see the whole view on top of the tower

Thank Tsu K
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

We stayed only at ground level of the pagoda to view the place and learned its history, knowing there will be plenty more of walking ahead. Furthermore, the whole place is so misty that the West Lake cannot be seen clearly. Being a tourist spot, this place is crowded with people.

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Bancroft, Canada
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This is a modern replica of the tower (pagoda) that stood at this location, and the ruins are embedded within. You can take an escalator and elevators to the top, but it's only around 10-12 stories. You can do it! Super views of West Lake and the surrounding area: mountains, monasteries, downtown. A temple and a few shops are at... More 

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