Three Pools Mirroring The Moon, One of the best views of West Lake

San Tan Yin Yue (Three Pools Mirroring the Moon) in the West Lake Scenic Area, Xihu District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province
This is a place worth visiting.
The central part of the island is still a pool of water.
One of the symbols of West Lake
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Introduction

San Tan Ying Yue Island, also known as Xiaoyingzhou, is the only island in West Lake that can be walked and explored on foot. It is known as one of the most beautiful scenic spots in West Lake. The island's outline is like the character "田" and is surrounded by Jiangnan gardens on the outer edge. The island is divided into four small lakes by the cross-shaped islands and bridges in the interior, which are full of poetic and picturesque scenes. The flowers and trees on the island are well-arranged, with lush green willows, fragrant lotuses, vibrant red maples, and charming magnolias as the main attractions, making it one of the masterpieces of Jiangnan garden art. San Tan Ying Yue Island is an important symbol on Chinese currency, with its magnificent scenery printed on the back.
Address
San Tan Yin Yue (Three Pools Mirroring the Moon) in the West Lake Scenic Area, Xihu District, Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province
Opening hours
08:00-16:00 (all day); Last admission time: 16:00 (Mon-Sun, Dec 1 - Feb 28 of the following year) 07:00-17:00 (all day); Last admission time: 17:00 (Mon-Sun, June 1 - Aug 31)
Transportation
To visit the island, you need to take a boat, which is divided into two types: luxury boats with air conditioning and regular boats. After the visit, you can take the boat back to any of the following docks with your ticket: Huagang, Hupin, Zhongshan, or Yuema Temple.