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Xuanwu lake

No.1 Xuanwu Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210042, China
025-57717414,025-83614286
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Ranked #3 of 286 Attractions in Nanjing
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Boise, Idaho
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

We went with our niece and her friend to walk the shores and take a boat ride. They have a nice slow boat that you can drive around the lake for a few dollars. There is much more to do here, but it truly is a refuge from the city.

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amiens
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Come here to take a break from the busy streets of nanjing. Coming here the first time was a pleasant surprise. You can do many things here including walk around the park, walk on the great wall of nanjing or rent a boat. You can see a large display of flowers and trees. There are lots of little secrets such... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

On a clear day you can take an electric boat around this beautiful place in Nanjing or you can rent a pedaldriven boat. It also have nice surroundings and places for walking and it is a very popular place for people get their weddingpics taken. There are restaurants around the lake and many places to refreshments. So if you are... More 

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Lower Saxony, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

It's a very beautiful lake in the city center, with a mountain as its background. The lake is very big, surrounded by many trees.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Large lake with good views, I see people singing and dancing in the night, it was interesting to watch.

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Sunfish Lake, Minnesota
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a great park with lots of area for walking. Boat rental in inexpensive and a ride on the lake offers a view of the islands, the Ming city wall, and the skyscrapers downtown. The park is impressive and a lot of fun to visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I don't usually write reviews of attractions (only hotels), but the Xuanwu Lake park was so wonderful .... The thing to do here is to hop through the four islands in the center of the lake, connected by causeways and bridges. Make sure you make your way past the most accessible islands with their tacky tourist stalls and noisy junk... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We walked through the little island surrounded by Xuanwu lake, admiring the trees. The park is great for getting a respite from the city pollution.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A beautiful lake, with enough activity for you to fill up a day. - bonsai park -lotus pond -Lake godess temple There is even a Mcdonalds with a lake view

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Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Try to visit the lake once in early morning and once at night. In the morning, look for quiet corners such as the area in the centre of the big island. There is traditional houses and lotus canal that feel like your little piece of paradise traveled back in time. At night, the park is dimly lit with lantern lamp... More 

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