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Hangzhou subway releases Year of Rat-themed tickets

| ehangzhou.gov.cn | Updated: 2020-01-13

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The new commemorative ticket to be released by the Hangzhou Subway Group combines paper cutting with Hangzhou landmarks such as the Qiantang River and Liuhe Pagoda, as well as Spring Festival elements. [Photo/zj.zjol.com.cn]

Year of the Rat-themed tickets were released by the Hangzhou Subway Group and will be available for purchase starting Jan 15.

A total of 2,020 ticket sets valued at 100 yuan ($14.5) each will be released this year. Each set includes two tickets, with each containing a unique serial number. 

One ticket combines paper cutting with Hangzhou landmarks such as the Qiantang River and Liuhe Pagoda, as well as Spring Festival elements.

The other ticket features the Liuhe Pagoda perched along the Qiantang River. The pagoda dates back to the Song Dynasty (420-479).

The ticket was designed by Jin Xinming, counselor of the art gallery of the Hangzhou Academy of Traditional Chinese Painting.

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The other ticket features just the Liuhe Pagoda, an ancient structure in Hangzhou which dates back to the Song Dynasty (420-479). [Photo/zj.zjol.com.cn]

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