Temple of Yue Fei
Temple of Yue Fei: Built more than 770 years
ago, the temple is dedicated to Yue Fei, a Southern Song general and
national hero who was put to death as a result of a political frame
- up engineered by a treacherous courn official. "Recovering the
land of my motherland" from enemy hands was the fallen general ' s
Hangzhou's fame rests mainly with the
picturesque West Lake, The lake is located on its western fringe.
Covering about four square miles, West Lake is surrounded on three
sides by rolling wooded hills. At the center are three isles -
Lesser Yingzhou, Mid-lake pavilion and Ruanggong Isle. Solitary Hill
stands by itself on the northern lake shore. It can be reached from
the city by Bai Causeway, While Su Causeway bisects the lake from
north to south. The blue, often rippling, water way is dotted with
elegant stone bridges and charming pavilions.