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Address: No.271 Daminghu Road, Jinan 250000, China
Phone Number: 0531-86088900
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Historical point of interest in JInan.

We were guided by my daughter-in-law and she was filling us in on much of the history of the lake which added to our enjoyment. We did a boat ride to a little island, which was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 5, 2015
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Belgrade, Maine
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We took the boat ride around old city and included Da Ming Lake. You can take the whole day if you stop at each spot along the way! I would bring a picnic lunch as I didn't see much more than snacks as we walked around. This is definitely a day trip if you don't want to rush. Bathrooms are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We were guided by my daughter-in-law and she was filling us in on much of the history of the lake which added to our enjoyment. We did a boat ride to a little island, which was pleasant. There are numerous photo ops while visiting Daming Lake. It's very colorful and lively. We were there during a very busy weekend in... More 

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94 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

When I stay at the Sofitel I always take a walk across the Da Ming lake. I walk around the canal that encircles the inner city and then return through the carefully maintained original humongous village. Very rewarding.

Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

So so so gorgeous and full of history. Many famous poems are of this lake. Definitely a must see. Take the boat rides, they are very fun.

Jinan, China
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

West side of the lake is entry against payment which is a bit overpriced in my opinion. West side has a small theme park which is nothing special but the gardens are good. East side of the lake is for free and definately worth walking around, The tower and the landscape is beautiful. Also there is a small bar with... More 

Manchester, Connecticut
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162 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A bit crowded, but we still had fun. It is a great place for people watching, as well as for people to watch you. Took lots of pictures with local folks.

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150 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

A great place to spend a few hours. The lake is huge and there are many attractions such as roller-coaster type rides. We did not manage to walk the entire way round but it is certainly a great place to take a walk.

Clermont, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Rental boats, speed boat rides, some history, a small amusement park with a roller coaster. Lots to see and do. You can spend most of a day if you take your time. Beautiful for a quiet walk at night. (the attractions are closed, but entrance is free)

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147 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great visit to this lake - we went a little late post sunset, so missed the sights. But even after sunset, the place was very calm. There were lots of people walking around by the lakeside. There is even a restaurant inside where you can possibly have a meal. Worth visiting.

Iasi, Romania
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Daming Lake is a must if you are in Jinan, and have some free time to spend in the city. You can allow a few hours for visit and enjoy the landscape, if it isn't windy you can take a boat ride. You will find souvenirs from Jinan city, Shandong province, you can take pictures in a traditional dressrobe! I... More 


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