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West Lake is a famous fresh water lake located in the historic center of Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province in eastern China. There are numerous temples, pagodas, gardens, and artificial islands within the lake.The West Lake has influenced poets and painters throughout the ages for its natural beauty and historical relics, and it has been among the most important sources of inspiration for Chinese garden designers, as evidenced by the impact it had on various Chinese classical gardens. It was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011.

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Lingyin Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Chan sect located north-west of Hangzhou, Zhejiang Pro

Lingyin Temple is 4.59 km from West Lake

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Taihu Lake is 113.06 km from West Lake

Tiger Hill Pagoda: The pagoda stands on the hill's summit and is the Pagoda of the Yunyan Temple.

Tiger Hill Pagoda is 118.84 km from West Lake

Qiandao Lake is a man-made lake located in Chun'an County, Zhejiang, China, formed since the comp

Qiandao Lake is 125.08 km from West Lake

A famous Song Dynasty poet, Su Shi said, 'It is a lifelong pity if having visited Suzhou you did

Tiger Hill is 127.99 km from West Lake

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