On Formation and Features of Top Ten Scenic Spots around West Lake
YANG Qing-hua;XU Ji-jun;Hangzhou Publishing House;Zhejiang Academy of Social Sciences;
As the capital of the southern Song dynasty, Lin'an(today's Hangzhou) was an international metropolis, a center of politics, economics and culture in China as well. The West Lake was the favorite among tourists at home and abroad, and enjoyed a peak in the Chinese history of tourism for its beautiful scenery and elegant horticulture, various entertainments and good service. In the process top ten scenic spots around the lake took shape and exerted far-flung influence in the years to come.
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