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Looks Old & Elegant

Sits atop a hill overlooking the north side of West Lake and is easily accessible via a short but... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
FairCityFrasie
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Perth, United Kingdom
Nice view of the Pagoda both at day and night

We have visited Xihu by late March this year. Instead of climbing up Baochu Pagoda to see sunrise... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

It is always difficult for me to do reviews like this. I do not like heights. I do not like to climb down from high places especially. This made visiting Baochu Pagoda difficult for me. That being said, if you are ready for a vertical...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Sits atop a hill overlooking the north side of West Lake and is easily accessible via a short but steep climb, mostly a staircase all the way. Close up viewing reflects its age (first constructed in 900s but more recently has had its top replaced)...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

We have visited Xihu by late March this year. Instead of climbing up Baochu Pagoda to see sunrise this time, we just strolled around Bai Causeway to take picturews of the Pagoda in day time as well as at night. The views were nice and...More

1  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed January 31, 2018

The area has good trails and different viewpoints. The rocky summit near the pagoda is a popular place. The views of the lake and the city make the sometimes steep but short climb worth the effort. The pagoda itself is somewhat interesting, not ornate.

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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

It was a very rewarding climb up this little hill, past the Pagoda and onto the rocks at the top. The views were amazing

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed November 12, 2017

The pagoda is accessed from a track that leads off a small road beside West Lake and is a very pleasant walk through a forested hillside, which provides relief from the heat and noise of the area below. The taoist pagoda itself has been renovated...More

Thank Janelizabeth56
Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

Very close to the west lake and just a few steps up and you come to this nice pagoda were you have a great view of the lake. Nothing special but worth the little effort to see, just below the pagoda is a nice place...More

Thank zdaati
Reviewed August 13, 2017

It is situated on one of the hills in Hangzhou and it looks very nice, especially during spring or summer, when the trees are green.

Thank Theo N
Reviewed May 17, 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 May 1, 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
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