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Address: Yundong Road, Yuecheng District, Shaoxing 312000, China
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Boating on the East Lake of Shaoxing

A pleasant way to see the East Lake is to take a boat ride on the scenic lake. The boat seats two people and is rowed by the boatman using his feet. Since a picture tells a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A pleasant way to see the East Lake is to take a boat ride on the scenic lake. The boat seats two people and is rowed by the boatman using his feet. Since a picture tells a thousand words, I shall leave it to you to watch my video of the East Lake which was shot in 1080p Full HD... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This place is a fantastic naturally experience and shows great nature. Indeed the most beutiful place around Shaoxing

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Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Only minutes from the city lies this beautifully scenic area. Tour the cathedral-like cliffs by Shaoxing's unique black boats. It was created centuries ago as a quarry that built much of the famous old bridges in the region. Easy to get to and leave - by taxi.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A relaxing boat ride is always nice. And when you are on the boat, you don't feel like you're in a crowd like some other attractions in this area - that's a plus. I wish the sky could be more blue here. It wasn't as large as I had expected, but the rock areas were peaceful and the walk back... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Was a bit busy as very limited parking spaces. After walking in you feel like what is this, nothing? But then very impressive. I recommend to take the boat tour. Water is super clear. Definitely a must see when in shaoxing

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The most interesting thing about the East Lake is the fact that it's man-made. Otherwise it looks just like an ordinary lake in an ordinary Chinese urban park. But in order to really appreciate the way it was carved in the rocks over centuries, you have to take a boat tour, because you can't really see that in detail from... More 

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Shaoxing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We spent a long morning here (wife, daughter, and I) and enjoyed our time. But we've not gone back and probably won't. I'll admit, we went in Winter, so the weather was cold and the flowers weren't in bloom; still, there's just not a lot to see or do any time of year. The "lake" is the result of a... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

The East Lake scenic area is a beautiful place. the boat trip goes through a gorge with very steep walls, with the boatman rowing with his feet

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

East Lake is located 6 km east of the Shaoxing ancient city in Zhejiang Province which is well-known for its wine. Touted as the place to see a magnificent famed landscape garden with artful combinations of cliffs, grottoes, stone bridges and water, it was once a mountain rich in blue stones but became a quarry during the Han Dynasty. Later... More 

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Kulai, Johor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

I missed this because I visited LanTing first. Must stay 2 days in order to cover 5 important sites: Shen Yuan, DaYu, DongHu, LuXun Hometown & LanTing

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Additional Information about East Lake of Shaoxing

Address: Address: Yundong Road, Yuecheng District, Shaoxing 312000, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Zhejiang  >  Shaoxing
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 1

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