Travel Guide - Haining Tide-watching tourist Zone

Posted by ugfanfan on March 9th, 2015

Haining tide, or Qiantang Tidal Bore, is a splendid and amazing natural phenomenon of the earth, which has been famous all over the world and considered as a “marvelous spectacle in this world". Owing to the attractions between the sun and the moon and the earth, the centrifugal pull caused by the rotation of the Earth and the unique landform of the entrance of Qiantanjiang River, Haining tidal waves appear twice a day. The interval of these two tide-waves is usually 12 hours.

There is enough chance for watching the tide every year and autumn is considered the best season The spring tide appears from January 1st to the 15th and the 15th to the 20th of every month according to the lunar calendar. The traditional "tide watching day" is set on August 18th in lunar calendar. On that day, Haining is usually immersed in a joyful festive mood. People gather together, holding ceremonies to thank for the harvest and pray for safety and happiness of next year. Watching the tidal waves on the day has also long been a custom in the city. Besides local people, many tourists from all over the world also gather in Haining on the day to enjoy the spectacular scene of tidal waves and the traditional atmosphere of "tide-wave watching festival".

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