Crowds of sunbathers enjoy themselves at the Nansha Resort in the Zhujiajian Scenic Spot in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang province this summer.
beautiful fishing landscape in Zhejiang's Gouqi Island
Baisha Island is situated at the Northwest of Mount Putuo, covering an area of 2.88 square kilometers.
Zhoushan fishery is the largest fishing ground in China. Tourists can taste fresh seafood from the fishing ground. The cooking methods are mainly steaming, pickling, salting, drying and raw eating.
The more than 400 pearl-like Shengsi Islands are famous for blue sea, odd-shaped reefs, golden sand and lighthouses. They are the only national scenic spot named with the word "Islands" in China.
The Dongji Islands lie at the border of the East China Sea. Known as “Lijiang on the Sea", they were made famous in the movie “The Continent”.
Located in the southeast of the Zhoushan Islands, Taohua Island has a population of about 11,500 in an area of 41.7 square meters. It is home to the highest mountain in the Zhoushan Islands, Mount Anqi.
Some old streets in Dinghai district have a history of more than 1,200 years. The stunning, well-preserved architecture consists of many wonderful buildings made of flagstones, stones and wood, featuring characteristics of the Zhoushan islands.
Maao Museum is the only museum to display ancient fishing villages’ wares in Zhejiang province. Some exhibits in the museum date back to 6,000 years ago.
Nandong Art Valley, also known as Sun Valley, is located at the Xinjian Community of Ganlan Town. It is an environmentally friendly, ecological village, where tourists can experience a special way of life in the Zhoushan Islands.
Tawanjinsha Sand Beach is the second largest beach in Zhoushan. Its sand is softer than that of Zhujiajian, making Tawanjinsha an ideal beach for sea bathing, sand baths and walking. What's more, it’s famous forits spectacular sunrises.
Zhoushan boasts many offshore islands, with beautiful peaks, clear blue sea, vibrant green woods and golden beaches. There are many spots to sit back, relax and take in the wonderful scenery and fresh sea air.
A beach vacation is always the perfect time to enjoy the sunshine, golden sands, crystal blue sky and tranquil sea. Here is a rundown of some of the top beaches in Zhoushan Archipelago.
Covering an area of 72 square kilometers, Zhujiajian is the fifth largest island in the Zhoushan Archipelago. It is located at the southeastern part of Zhoushan, only 1.35 nautical miles from Mount Putuo.
Daishan Island, also known as Penglai Fairyland, is really composed of 406 islands. They look like strings of bright jewels inlaid in the East China Sea.
Zhoushan, which literally translates as “boat-mountain” in English, is the largest archipelago, the first archipelago city and the only national new area featuring a marine economy in China.
Zhoushan is renowned as “a natural pasture on the sea”. Abundant with fishery resources, it is a paradise for sea-angling. Tourists can enjoy coastal angling, or go out to fish on the sea.
Mount Putuo is a small island among Zhoushan Archipelago’s 1,390 islands. It covers an area of 12.93 square km, and is one of Buddhism’s Four Sanctuaries Mountains in China.