China is warming up to environmental protection and the concept of wetland parks. Xixi National Wetland Park in Hangzhou is the first in a series of planned wetland parks across China. Right now, a few months after it’s been open to the public, it is still more of a half-built cultural attraction rather than a nature park, but there’s already lots to see and explore.

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I love these authentic buildings with graffiti from the cultural revolution.

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Some lovely panoramas to wrap up:

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Following is a map of the entire compound:

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Watch this next video to get a sense of the full plan for this place :

 

More info available here :



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