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Xuanwu lake

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No.1 Xuanwu Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210042, China
+86 25 5771 7414
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have arrived morning, and left 11 PM. First start with a boat, if you don't wanna extra charges don't go far, speed isn't enough to come back on time. We did though, later you have an option to continue to islands, or around lake,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elnur690
Reviewed February 3, 2019

If you would like to spend some quality time relaxing and recover - this is the place to go in Nanjing. Definitely visit "City Wall" and pagodas close to it. Decent trip take you 3-4 hours.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Arkadiusz G
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful scenery and beautiful lake adjacent to it, loved the boat ride, better to visit in moderate weather

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank suny_ali
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Went there in the afternoon. Weather was good and cooling. Went Electric boating for 1 hour. Truely enjoysble. Though the place was a bit more crowd on Sunday, it was still nice. Watched beautiful sunset.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful scene at lake! Just leisure walk & soak in the cool atmosphere. Sunset scene made the surrounding so worth going!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 40emilyf
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Love to walk around the lake with friends . Beautiful views all around the year . Prefearably on a clear day .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank samkhan414
Reviewed November 5, 2018

I stay near the Lake when I visit Nanjing. I enjoy going for walks, either with friends or by myself. It’s a big lake and depending on the seasons the scenery changes. Such a lovely place to be. Looking forward going back again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank globetrotter838
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Vast lake and park complex. Lots of typically Chinese shops, eateries and activities. Usually busy, particularly at weekends and evenings. But we'll worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Iain K
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is a great place to walk, especially at sunset. You can see the Nanjing city wall, downtown skyscrapers, the nice lakeside, Purple Mountain, and a good variety of trees. Very easy to reach and a great way to start or end a day of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Calvin C
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Xuanwu Lake is surrounded by a large, free, public park with lots of greenery and seating areas. You can rent an electric boat to putter around the lake for 100 RMB/hour, which is recommended because you get to see some cool views of the Nanjing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tyler W
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February 8, 2018|
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Response from Rahul_R6342 | Reviewed this property |
Yes... Rates depends on different kind of boats.. Boats with Pedals would cost around 50 to 60 RMB per hour. While motor boats will be 100 RMB per hour , you can also choose a bigger one if travelling with family. Be sure to... More