The Haining Tide, also known as Qianjiang Tide, is a tidal wave at the mouth of the Qiantang River in Hangzhou Bay, Zhejiang Province. The tide is watched in Yanguan Town, Haining, 45 km northeast of Hangzhou. Every year on August 15th of the lunar calendar, it is the time when the Qianjiang Tide comes. The tide can reach several meters high. It comes like a sea of horses running with the waves beating the shore heavily. The scene is soul-stirring. Every year around August 18th of the lunar calendar, when the weather is warm and pleasant, visitors gather on the seawall of the Qiantang River to watch the spectacle.
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The Qiantang tide has always been the favorite of the literati, and Li Bai once wrote, "Which is like this in August in August, Tao is like a mountain of snow," Su Dongpo describes the Qiantang River tide. "Zhenpeng hits three thousand miles, and the group trains long drive ten." Wanfu." The tide is not there, the people on the shore of Haining have not yet gone...
Every year, hundreds of thousands of tourists come to watch the tide. On August 18th of the lunar calendar, people from the Haining area of Zhejiang Province are watching the crowds. The tides of the Qiantang River tide are the lunar calendar in August. The 18th largest, but every month from the first to the fifth day of the lunar calendar, fifteen to twenty can see the tide, so 120 days in a year can watch the tide, the 25th Haining Guanchao Festival in 2018 will also From September 22nd to October 1st, 2018 (Lunar August 13th to August 22nd), there will be many domestic and foreign tourists coming to witness this spectacle. In fact, the wind of Qianjiang Guanchao has already formed in the Tang Dynasty. At that time, the imperial court focused on the review of the Navy on the Qiantang River, watching the tide and performing the tides on August 18 of the lunar calendar, and later became the traditional festival in Zhejiang.