Hangzhou West Lake Flower Harbor Park with Golden Fish, China

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Flower Harbor Park With Gold Fish

The Flower Harbor Park with Golden Fish at West Lake, Hangzhou, is one of the ten famous places of interests of West Lake.

From ancient times, there is an ancient Chinese saying: "As there is paradise in Heaven, so there are Hangzhou and Suzhou on earth." Hangzhou earns its name because of a fantastic West Lake, always praised in ancient poems.

The Flower Harbor Park with Golden Fish is an island surrounded by West Lake and outer West Lake, which peony park dominated the central part. You can overlook the whole scenery in the Flower Harbor Park from the resting Pavilion.

The large variety of flowers and golden fish are the leading roles in the park. Peony Park is the best place for enjoying the flowers, among which the pink, the green, and the purple peonies are most famous. Besides peonies, there are more than 200 species of flowers.

In spring, you can smell the perfumes of Chinese flowing Crabapples, azaleas, peach blossoms, and Chinese herbaceous peonies. Coming to summer, you can view the Yulan magnolia, Chinese crape myrtle, and lotus.

In autumn, you can enjoy the laurel. While in winter, you can smell winter sweet, camellia, and the nandina.

The best place enjoying the golden fish is the Red fish Pond, where most golden fish are red and golden or silver and orange, average 1ft long and some even longer. You can feed them or just watch the golden fish playing in-groups.

Beautiful flowers and the moving golden fish in the Flower Harbor Park make everyone relaxed. You can enjoy the natural beauty here.