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Baochu Pagoda

Baoshi Mountain, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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Very much part of Hangzhou's skyline

Quite a plain pagoda but still photogenic & location on Gelling Ridge is beautiful being well... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Darrel J
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Perth, Australia
Morning view over WestLake

It was not very difficult to access to Baoshi Mountain where the pagoda located. On the top you... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice hike” (4 reviews)
“west lake” (11 reviews)
“trail” (3 reviews)
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Baoshi Mountain, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Quite a plain pagoda but still photogenic & location on Gelling Ridge is beautiful being well forested & panoramic views back over the lake

1  Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It was not very difficult to access to Baoshi Mountain where the pagoda located. On the top you could have nice view over West Lake, particularly Bai Causeway. Many photo takers walked uphill early in order to snapshoot the sunrise scenery from the pagoda.

1  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is one of the few places that I went that had 0 entrance fees! The pagoda is easy to find because it sits on top of a small hill and it is visible from the lake. All I did was walk to the hill,...More

1  Thank nickpolson18
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Not much to see. The climb up was not too bad. The view of the lake is nice. If you are around the west lake, you might as well go see it.

Thank babajamal
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Its a nice hike up. Not too difficult and doable with elementary grade children. It is a wooded area so there is a nice quite forest around you. Very good to leave the crowds behind.

Thank starwarsgeek12
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Need to explore this place if you have extra time and energy left. Lot of steps to climb and can have a nice view of the west lake from the top. The walk through the jungle kinda place and exploring the temples and cave nearby...More

Thank Sree D
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The view on the lake and surroundings is nicer than the Pagoda itself. If you want a decent and very nice hike walk in the direction of the Taoist temple you have also some nice caves there. To go up all the way takes about...More

Thank FlorisMT
Reviewed 22 October 2015

We went here during the Golden week, which was really a mistake. The place was so crowded, that people where stepping over each other to get to the viewing spots. There are some places with narrow steps, so it was really hard to get to...More

Thank Anna J
Reviewed 17 October 2015

The Baochu Pagoda, besides West Lake and the Pagoda of Six Harmonies is the most noticeable attraction in Hangzhou. It appears beautiful from afar and is even nicer the closer you get to it. After the trek, the views are beautiful and tranquil. It was...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Baoshi hill with slim Baochu pagoda on the top is your place if you want to escape from crowds around West lake. Moreover, after the hiking up, you will be rewarded by excellent view of lake surrounded by hills and city. You can take short...More

1  Thank hlinajs
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