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Xuanwu lake

No.1 Xuanwu Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210042, China
025-57717414,025-83614286
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Ranked #2 of 286 Attractions in Nanjing
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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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 NEW

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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21 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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52 reviews 52 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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15 helpful votes 15 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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18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Perth, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Attractive & well planned park & lake area, with many facilities. Great place for leisure, walks & family. Clean & well maintained. A must for Nanjing visitors.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We were here by Sept 2014. A very big lake. There are a lot of lotus on the lake. Only leaves no flowers because the blossom season for lotus is over. This lake had a very long history of 1500 years. So we can call it antique lake. This is a relaxing place for local people. We sat on a... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The lake and the surrounding park are literally an oasis of calm in the chaos of the modern city. However, watch out for mad drivers of the train and random other vehicles in what is supposed to be a park for walking and strolling....

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Sydney, Australia
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32 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This lake acts as the lungs of the city. People come here for all sorts of reasons. Locals walking the dog or practising early morning Tai Chi, or picnicing with family, Local Tourists ticking the box on sights they have to see in Nanjing, dancers practising in the lakeside pavillions, music makers, grandparents bringing their toddlers for "Playgroup" and very,... More

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