Welcome to Lishui, a prefecture-level city located in the southwest of Zhejiang province, China. Known as the ‘Beautiful Waters’, Lishui boasts a rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and mouthwatering local cuisine. Let’s explore the many treasures of Lishui and reveal why this enchanting destination should be on every traveler’s bucket list.
Lishui has a very long history, dating back to the Liangzhu culture period 4000 years ago. The city has been ruled by various dynasties, including the Sui, Tang, Yuan, Ming, and Qing. In 1935, the area was given the official name: Lishui Administrative Supervision District. In 1949, the Lishui Special District was established but then abolished in 1952. Later, it was re-instated in 1963 and the area was renamed as Lishui City.
Geography and Climate:
Lishui is situated in the southwest of Zhejiang province, with its administrative area covering latitude 27° 25 to 28° 57