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Address: No.1 Xuanwu Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210042, China
Phone Number: 025-57717414,025-83614286
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Lovely place to escape the craziness of the city. Some highly entertaining people watching and wedding photoshoots!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

If you're familiar with China, this lake is not that exceptional. In my opinion it is like every other big lake in China. Tons of people, tons of activities, and tons of people trying to sell you stuff. If you've been to more than 3 of these such lakes, I'd say you can definitely skip this one. If you have... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Lovely place to escape the craziness of the city. Some highly entertaining people watching and wedding photoshoots!

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Nanjing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Xuanwu Lake is a popular destination in Nanjing. Here you can see and walk on part of the old city wall, walk a 10KM + path around the lake, or even take a boat out on the lake. At the main entrance, there is usually crowds of buses, vendors, and places to buy food, but if you venture in deeper,... More 

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Nanjing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

In the north of Nanjing on the foot of purple mountains you will find the Xuanwu lake. Lots of boats (for hire ) and families picnicking or relaxing near the water. The lake is surrounded with the historical wall which gives you some impressions of old times. We entered via Yiming Temple on the wall overlooking the lake. Beautiful views... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Visited here in November 2012, it is a gigantic mountain with trees and grass. The road isn't as easy to go as the flat road you're used to because it requires lots and lots of walking, evening in November, I was sweating all the way after climbing the mountain after an hour...you can always take the tram over for a... More 

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Nanjing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

In and around the park there are many different things to see. The park is rather large so expect quite a bit of walking if you want to see it all. There seems to be photogenic sites around every corner. Take your time and enjoy it all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The lake is huge and full with old tree. U will take walking here. The garden is phenomenon and this is the gem for great atmosphere in Nanjing. Away from pollution.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Very beautiful because there are 4 lakes, city walls, and lots of walking paths. Take a boat on the lake and consider renting one if the weather is good/you have time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I was very surprised with how large this lake is. It's beautiful too. Go for a walk/run, you'll really get to know more about Nanjing's people and it's inner beauty. Definitely worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful when weather is nice, walk around it, hire a boat for 60-80 kuais, climb the city Wall that surrounds it and check out the views from there.

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Address: No.1 Xuanwu Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210042, China
Phone Number: 025-57717414,025-83614286
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Nanjing
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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