Binjiang is a welcoming, business-friendly neighborhood. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the parks. Binjiang is a great home base for exploring the greater Hangzhou area, especially with so many hotels to choose from.
Sightseeing around Binjiang
The museums and theaters provide some cultural flavor, while the monuments and historic sites offer insight into local lore. Stroll the halls at Southern Song Dynasty Guan Kiln Museum, China Silk Museum, or Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine. You can buy tickets to live performances at Hangzhou Grand Theatre and Hangzhou Opera. Monuments like Quiantang River Bridge, Liuhe Pagoda, and Hu Xueyan Former Residence are well regarded. Notable landmarks include Chenghuang Pavilion, Jingci Temple, and Leifeng Pagoda. Hangzhou Polar Ocean World, Hangzhou Paradise Park, and Crazy Appleland are family favorites.
You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Hupao Valley Spring, Manlong Guiyu Park, or Dreaming of the Tiger Spring. If you've got some more time, you won't be disappointed by Westlake Yintai Shopping Mall, Wushan Night Market, and Hangzhou China Silk Town.
One of the most popular attractions in the area is the West Lake. Hangzhou Zoo, Prince Bay Park, and Su Dongpo Memorial Hall will also leave an impression.
Getting around Binjiang
If you want to get around the city, Xixing Station is the closest metro stop. Others nearby include Binhe Station and Jiangling Road Station.
At 15.3 miles (24.6 km), Hangzhou (HGH-Xiaoshan Intl.) is the closest major airport to Binjiang.