Shaoxing

Shaoxing

About Shaoxing

Shaoxing is a prefecture-level city in northeastern Zhejiang province, People's Republic of China. It was formerly known as Kuaiji and Shanyin , and known as Yue for short. Located on the south bank of the Qiantang River estuary, it borders Ningbo to the east, Taizhou to the southeast, Jinhua to the southwest, and Hangzhou to the west. The city itself is lined with numerous canals and waterways, giving it a classic Jiangnan style scenery though more mountainous than is typical for Jiangnan.