"West Lake: Xiling Seal Engravers' Society Compound" Hangzhou Things to Do Tip by cheezecake_deli

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Founded in 1903, the Xiling Seal Engravers' Society was an academic society devoted to the study of inscriptions on bronze and stone tablets. It chose its site on a hill on Gu Shan island. The compound contains a stone pagoda, several buildings and a pavilion on the hilltop (the delightfully-named Sunshine Pavilion) with a small teahouse and wonderful vistas. Entry to the compound is free.

Directions: Gu Shan is located in the northern part of West Lake.

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  • Updated Oct 22, 2006
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