Travel Notes 1- The Beauty of Shaoxing

Where is Shaoxing ?

I want to introduce the place of my first travel notes. The Shaoxing city is located In China’s Zhejiang Province (southeast China). The weather is warm and moist because of southern city.

The Scenes of Shaoxing

LU Town

Lu is the name of a small town in Shaoxing. The name is taken from a piece of writing by famous Chinese writer Luxun. Do not miss this if you are a literature fan.

The scenes of traditional Chinese buildings are beautiful. It’s a wonderful spot to record a special moment on camera. Especially in the rainy days, the scenery is better than usual.

Shen's garden

This garden, also known as Shen’s Garden, is a typical Chinese garden; it was once a private garden owned by a trader with the last name Shen.

This garden has a love tale, and it becomes a well-known scenery because of tale. Elderly people force a loving pair to drift apart. However, they unexpectedly meet in this garden several years later. To express their emotions, they write poems to each other. In the end, their story ends with a tragedy. When you come here, you can view their stories and poems.

This love story is performed as an opera in the evening. You will get a small gift from the Shen’s garden if you go to see the local opera. The garden has different scene at night if comparing with daytime.

There is a video you may be interested. It introduces Shaoxing to public.


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