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Lugu Lake

300 km (186 miles) from Lijiang, Lijiang, China
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Ranked #1 of 70 attractions in Lijiang
Type: Historic Sites, Bodies of Water
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Beijing, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

There is a poem saying: It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love for your dream for the adventure of being alive. There is no doubt that our trip of Lugu lake is a kind of adventure for dream. The Lugu lake is located the Yunnan... More

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Beijing, China
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

This time I walk in this beautiful city all alone, but I feel every moment she walks along with me, no matter which way I go, no matter the time, I can see her from far...but I cannot meet her, because she said it's not allowed. One this is for sure a beautiful place like Lijiang becomes more beautiful if... More

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2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We were keen on Lugu lake as several people whom we talked to raved about it. However, in one of our day trips, we heard a guide mentioned that the drive to Lugu lake will be longer than the usual 3+hours, or was it 5 hours? Anyway, we stopped by a tour agency in the old city (the one we... More

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North Charleston, South Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Very calm lake, the warm sunshine, the boundless forest, all over the sky star of the night sky, we live here for a week, feel life is too quiet here, one of the others planet in the galaxy.

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

A wonderful lake, a blue ski and very nice and proud people. Proud of their way of life, and of the freedom of their women. The lake, the theatre and the museum of popular culture worth a visit.

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Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Beautiful and breathtaking. Lugu which means "Mother of Lake" was one of the beautiful scenery we seen so far. A small island connected with a narrow bridge. I could spend the whole afternoon there.

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Livingston, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

nice lake but boring in summer since it is not the bird watching season Do not go unless you are sure that it is the right season for bird watching. All we did is ride on a little boat on a quiet lake for about 30 mins, and there was not much to see.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

The car ride was 5 hours from Lijiang! But when you arrived at Lake Lugu, you knew that it was all worth it. The templerature at Lake Lugu was much lower than that in Lijiang during the day. Bring more warm clothings there if you are planning a trip during autumn or winter. Be mentally prepared that the food there... More

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Lijiang, China
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Heaven place lijichang where i have been great feeling at this place. You can walk a bit mid day hiking and visit beautiful blue lake wahha so nice

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

We made the five hour trip by bus from Lijiang to Lake Lugu. The lake is well worth the the trip very beautiful. Would have loveeed if we could have rented a kayak or canoe. We opted for renting 9 speed bicycles to ride part way around the lake enjoying vies at lake level and from up in the surrounding... More

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