Nangiao and the Fengxian District exhibit exciting contrasts. It is a region where you find tradition and modernity, nature and development existing in harmony. Fengxian District is particularly famous for its beaches.
• Subtropical monsoon climate, characterized by southeaster throughout the year
• Humid climate and four distinct seasons
• Abundant sunlight and plentiful rainfall
Tourist Attractions in Fengxian District:
The Nature Reserve
A haven for birds and a marvellous spot for bird watching, the Nature Reserve for migratory birds is situated in the east end of the Bay Tourism Area, covering an area of about 2 km2. Its abundant food supply attracts thousands of migratory birds from Siberia, Mongolia, Japan, Korea, northeast China and other places every winter. The birds will not leave until early spring, thus the best bird watching season is from November to early March.
The Scenic Spot of Fishermen Dock
The area features various places of interest including the Gulf Sightseeing Road, Long Teng Pavilion, Bao Wan-Rong Art Museum on Chinese Peking Opera Costumes and a windmill farm.
The Gulf Sightseeing Road is also called “the bund on the Gulf of Hangzhou”. It showcases a diversity of buildings and museums in a much more relaxed setting than the Bund on the Huangpu River. Situated along the coastline of the Hangzhou Bay, the Gulf Sightseeing Road looks out to a vast saltern and a boundless sea, a scenery that fascinates visitors.
The Long Teng Pavilion is a classical Chinese building measuring 31 m in height and 200 m2 in area. From the top level of the pavilion, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Hangzhou Bay. The name of the building, “Long Teng” is an auspicious expression, in which “Long” means “Dragon”; “Teng”, “bounce”, together they refer to vitality and power.
The Bao Wan-Rong Art Museum on Chinese Peking Opera Costumes has been elected one of the top 10 non-governmental museums in China. The museum has an extensive collection of Peking opera costumes. It is the right place to visit if you want to get a closer look at one of China’s most acclaimed traditional performing art.
The windmill farm is representative of Shanghai’s green efforts. Each windmill is 65 m high and its vane extends to an radius of 26 m.
The Low Beach Recreational Area
At the Low Beach Recreational Area, you can enjoy skateboarding or pick up a few colourful seashells wondrously crafted by Mother Nature to keep as souvenirs as you walk along the beautiful long beach. The sea breeze will leave you rejuvenated.
The Low Beach Islands
The Low Beach Islands consist of 15 islands of different sizes. It is opposite the Bay Tourism Area. There is a ferry service running between the island and the bay area, which takes about 40 minutes one way. The Low Beach Islands present an exotic experience that you will like the mountains, beaches, caves and authentic fishing villages there.
Kite Flying Area
Kite flying has a long history in China. It originated at the end of the Qin Dynasty (221-205 B.C.) as a military device. The Kite Flying Area in Fengxian District is a venue for international kite flying festivals and a popular kite flying area for both locals and expatriates.
Blue Sea & Golden Beach Paradise on Water
Comparable to any world famous coastline, the area boasts with a lush afforested land, a 1,300 m long beach covered with fine golden sand and a calm jade blue sea. Blue Sea and Golden Beach Paradise on Water is a paradise for sun worshippers and any holiday goers.
Eaton Luxe, Nanqiao, Shanghai combines gastronomy and hospitality to offer a delectable palette of Chinese and international cuisines. You can count on our master chefs to prepare dishes that will appeal to your eye and palate. It makes sumptuous sense to dine and wine at restaurants in Eaton Luxe, Nanqiao, Shanghai.
Dining choices at Eaton Luxe, Nanqiao, Shanghai:
• Yat Tung Heen
• Metro Buffet and Grill
• The Metro Lounge
• T Bar
• Main St. Café
Shopping and cultural activities nearby the hotel:
Jin Ye Shang Xia (Jin Ye Commercial Buiding)
80 Renmin Road
Yi Chu Lian Hua Da Mai Chang (Lotus Center)
8891 Nan Feng Road
1468 East Huancheng Road
Da Run Fa Chao Shi (Da Run Fa Supermarket)
601 Nanting Road
Fengxian Shan Ge Ju (Mountain Folk Songs Opera)
Fengxian Shan Ge Ju (Mountain Folk Songs Opera) originated in Shanghai locally. Although Fengxian mountain folk songs date back to many centuries ago, Fengxian Shan Ge Ju is a rather new form of Chinese opera. Watching Fengxian Shan Ge Ju is one of the best ways to get a real taste of the unique local culture.
Zhe Zhi (Paper Folding Art)
Using a pair of skilled hands and paper, Zhe Zhi (Paper Folding Art) artists can create lifelike figures and items that leave you in disbelief. The people of Fengxian District are fond of Zhe Zhi. The place is home to many Zhe Zhi artists.