A view of Shenjiamen fishing harbor in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/WeChat account: zjzsqdxq]
Six places in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province have been designated provincial 3A- and 4A-level scenic areas, according to an announcement by the city's bureau of culture, tourism, radio, television and sports on Nov 14.
Dinghai district's Xiaosha sub-district, Putuo district's Shenjiamen sub-district and Zhanmao sub-district as well as Shengsi county's Shengshan town and Gouqi township have been listed among the provincial 4A scenic attractions.
Daishan county's Changtu town has been shortlisted as a provincial 3A scenic spot.
Xiaosha sub-district is home to the ancestral residence of Sanmao, the pen name of the late Echo Chan, a Chinese contemporary novelist, writer and translator from Taiwan. Sanmao was renowned for her book Stories of the Sahara.
Shenjiamen sub-district, which is home to China's largest natural fishing harbor, is known for its seafood.
Zhanmao sub-district, which features a modern agricultural park that provides services such as farming experiences, has become a popular destination among locals and tourists.
Shengshan town, which received national recognition in 2011 for its greening efforts, boasts stunning sea and mountain views.
Gouqi township, which features splendid landscapes of beaches and stone sculptures, is a great place to go sightseeing and beat the summer heat.
Dubbed "a pearl of the East China Sea", Changtu town is best known as a fertile fishing ground in Zhoushan.
A view of Shengshan town in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/WeChat account: zjzsqdxq]
A sightseeing train in an agricultural park in Zhanmao sub-district of Putuo district in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/WeChat account: zjzsqdxq]