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Baoshi Liuxia
宝石流霞

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Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Xihu, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, 310000
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Phone: 0571-87977767

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Jewel Hill is located in the West Lake of Hangzhou, the northern shore of the Lake, is the best position overlooking the West Lake. The mountain is 78 meters high, the body belongs to the rhyolite and tuff in the igneous rock, containing iron oxide, is orange red, in the sunlight, such as the glow, glitter, like jade agate, so named gemstone mountain. The new ten scenes of the West Lake are named "Jewel Liuxia". No tickets are charged, pick up the class and go to the Baoyan Tower, you can see the West Lake.

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Introduction

Baoshiliuxia is one of the ten scenic spots of the New West Lake. It was originally named Shilao Mountain and was once called Baochu Mountain, Baosuo Mountain and Shizeng Mountain. The mountain are full of wondrous stones, including the 'stone upon the clouds', the 'phoenix stone', and the 'falling star stone'. There are many sparkling red pebbles here. When the sun shines, these small stones glittery and shimmer, giving the the mountains an even more beautiful color. This is the original of Baoshiliuxia's Chinese name, meaning 'Precious Stone Hill Floating in the Rosy Clouds'. There are stone-carved statues on the cliffs of the mountains, and the three cliff statues in the west, although the remaining small shrines and Ming inscriptions on the western cliffs have almost eroded away.
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