The Asian Games are the largest multi-sport event in Asia. Held every four years since 1951, the Asian Games 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia, will be the 18th edition.
Since 1951, each edition of the Asian Games varies in the Sports Programme. The constant sports are listed here including Olympic sports and non-Olympic sports.
"A scenic and metropolitan capital in the southeast, Qiantang is forever prosperous". With a history going back 2,200 years, Hangzhou is one of China's seven ancient capitals. Today it serves as Zhejiang Province's economic, cultural, technological and educational center.
Hangzhou has legendary beauty. Marco Polo praised it as the "most noble and magnificent city in the world". Boasting the two World Heritage Sites of the West Lake and...>>MORE
Hangzhou has a long history of prosperity, good life and abundance. Designated as the pilot area for China (Hangzhou) Cross-border E-commerce and the demonstration area for China's Self-reliant Innovation, Hangzhou strives to create a new economy that merges information technologies with smart applications. Today its reputation as the Silicon Valley in Paradise is growing along with the fast development of E-commerce, IT software, creative industries and leisure tourism.>>MORE
Hangzhou has achieved remarkable results in terms of informatization, retaining its position among the top cities in China. It has nearly achieved full coverage of optic fiber network, with the coverage ratio of mobile communication network exceeding 99%. This indicates that the city has largely built a wireless network covering key public venues. In addition, a system characterized by “government services powered by Internet+” has generally taken shape.>>MORE
Hangzhou is teeming with athletic vigor. The city’s athletes, have made sensational achievements, which have consolidated the city’s strength in swimming, volleyball and some power sports besides optimizing the city’s plans for developing competitive sports. Hangzhou’s strength in swimming are renowned across the world. The “Honors of the Asian Games” scheme will add to the success and excellence of the Games 2022. >>MORE
Tranquil lake and rvier views are romantic and emotional. Its two World Heritage Sites, the West Lake and the Grand Canal,provide plenty of tourist attractions. The admission-free West Lake scenic area sees its popularity ever soaring. The Spring Dawn on the Su Causeway and the Melting Snow on the Broken Bridge as in the City 's Top Ten Traditional Scenic Spots still hold a fascination for visitors, while the New Top 10 Spots such as the Bamboo Paths Winding through Clouds, the Sweet Osmanthus Rain at Manjuelong Village, the Zen Traces of Lingyin Temple...>>MORE
Chinese poet Su Shi (1037 –1101), also known as Su Dongpo, had a strong liking for Hangzhou cuisine and acclaimed that Hangzhou's feasts are unmatched in the world. The gems of Hangzhou are Dongpo Pork, Beggar's Chicken, West Lake Grass Carp in Vinegar Sauce, Longjing Shrimp, Sister Song's Fish Soup, West Lake Water Shield Soup and Braised Bamboo Shoots, to name jus a few.>>MORE