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Address: No.1 Xuanwu Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210042, China
Phone Number: 025-57717414,025-83614286
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Xuanwu Lake has many activities going on there at different times of the year. There are good restaurants around the lake, outside the wall. We also enjoy walking on the wall... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Nanjing, China
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Nanjing, China
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64 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Xuanwu Lake has many activities going on there at different times of the year. There are good restaurants around the lake, outside the wall. We also enjoy walking on the wall. You can rent boats, go for a walk on the "island", or watch the different activites. This is a very happening place, especially after school and on weekends.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really love that place. My friends and I always went there to escape to noise city. We normally get a sugarsweet coco and than walked around the lake or just sit next to it and relax. Actually I only stayed I'm Nanjing in the off season, so I don't know how crowed it could be in summer.

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Thank MandelMiddenmank
Xi'an
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is really beautiful place and good to go there for enjoying and walking with an amazing weather and view , I recommend you to go in summer much better than winter time because I went in winter and the lake was freezing no seller no nothing go in summer to enjoy and have more fun

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Thank Meigui_3
Grenada
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is a quiet and beautiful scenery within Nanjing City,roads are clean,you feel a nice quietness that provoke sit down and rest and take pics...

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Thank Luis H
China
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63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Half the stalls weren't open in mid January which was disappointing and of course there were less people there. It is nevertheless worth a visit if only to see the very impressive ancient defence wall.

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Thank SinophileLuton
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43 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

You can visit this lake during the day or night. It is a nice place to take a walk or just relax. It is of course not as big as west lake but still beautiful and worth to see.

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Thank Mer v
Beijing Region, China
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

My first time in Nanjing. Although it is winter you can still see some greens and "autumn" tress withing the area. Well manicured the series of trees along the lake. Very clean and great to stroll around the lake. There was a small lake when you climb the small hill... it looks like you're in Europe with the autumn color... More 

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Beijing Region, China
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52 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Very accessible huge park lots of entrances with many subway stations and bus stations near each of entrance. Very good for walk but if you are not willing to walk, there are mini bus that take you major spots of the park. Lots of local people are jogging, dancing, playing cards, picnicking, roller skating, singing karaoke. Lots of photo taking... More 

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Nanjing, China
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43 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Went to the lake to get away from the city centre and enjoy some scenic views. It was really nice to get out of the bustle of the city and see some of the wonderful things the lake area had to offer. Beautiful flowers and established trees help to make this area a really nice place to visit for a... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Amazing scenery!! We went for a boat ride and enjoyed the view. It's peaceful and beautiful, great for a walk

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