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Hefei Swan Lake

Chief Cultural New District, Shushan District, Hefei 230031, China
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Ranked #1 of 72 Attractions in Hefei
Type: Parks, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Parks, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hefei, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The lake is next to the newly built local government building and is pretty nice. It has an artificial beach and a lot of people play around the beach during the summer. Swimming is prohibited, but it's nice to walk around.

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Prince George, B.C.
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Well i guess we all need parks and in this case a large lake was created in Hefei. There are nice pathways, and generally not to crowded. Its an ok place to spend a hour or two, there are no really interesting sites along the paths

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We were lucky to have the opportunity to visit Hefei when there was snow and a walk around Swan Lake was very pleasant. The tree blossom draped with snow and the scent was particularly enjoyable. Would thoroughly recommend the lake if you are visiting Hefei. Like other commentators we were subjected to people taking photographs. Some people in our party... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

We used this park for a group picnic. As a group of foreigners we ended up being the main attraction. We actually had to ask people to please step back because they were too close(as in side by side) for our activities. And they certainly helped themselves to lots of photos. There were some nice flowers, but I prefer the... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

this should be a nice place for a walk but when i was there people stopped to take photos of me with their cellphone. 1 or 2 would have been ok, but after 15 it became a pain!

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