It was made a part of the Chinese Empire in 220 BC, though it was inhabited long before that.
Today, Hangzhou is one of the wealthiest, largest, and most notable cities in China, known for its beautiful West Lake, temples, architecture, sporting events, economy, and diversity. It is known as a naturally beautiful setting.
People Born in Hangzhou
Hangzhou in People's Lives
Ziyi Zhang: I traveled here in 2001 to film scenes for Rush Hour 2.