During the Yuan dynasty, Hangzhou was called the most beautiful and luxurious city in the world by a famous Italian traveller Marco Polo. Having a long history of 2200 years, Hangzhou is one of seven ancient cities in China.
Hangzhou is also one of the most famous tourist cities, thanks to West Lake, one of China’s most famous natural landmarks. But the city is not just famous for its beauty. The food here is simply incredible and is characterised as fresh and a little bit sweet.