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Xuanwu lake

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Xuanwu lake

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No.1 Xuanwu Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210042 China
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3-Hour Nanjing Authentic Local Food Tour by Public Transportation
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3-Hour Nanjing Authentic Local Food Tour by Public Transportation

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One of China’s royal capitals, Nanjing has a rich food tradition. Discover it, without the expense of a driver, on this intimate walking tour, with pickup and drop-off by public transport. Sip, snack, and slurp your way through up to 15 different items as your private guide leads you through the shops and stalls of Confucius Temple Market and Laomendong. Choose between lunch or dinner tours to suit your schedule.
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FlyfishermanBeijing wrote a review Jun 2020
Beijing, China230 contributions37 helpful votes
Huge lake at a middle of Nanjing. At Xuanwu lake can easily spend whole day by walking and resting for while. During my visit, place was not crowded (before Corona pandemic). My absolutely favourite spot were Bonsai garden. If you want have some peaceful moment during visit busy Nanjing, i strongly recommend Xuanwu lake.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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UOtterTravel wrote a review Mar 2020
Port Saint Lucie, Florida1,298 contributions394 helpful votes
We went here late in the day as part of our Nanjing tour. There’s a tram that takes you through the five islands. Since we don’t speak Chinese our guides made sure we sat with them so we could have someone tell us what we were seeing. It was quite busy as it was a beautiful day, and glad we had tour guides/translators. There are a variety of things to do, including swan boat rentals. It was a good place to end our tour as it isn’t too far from the train station.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Abramis wrote a review Feb 2020
Hangzhou, China2,033 contributions286 helpful votes
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Xuanwu lake is pretty muck ok place for a visit. We got there through the main entrance. It was pretty cold evening when we walked around the islands. During the evening the lights made the place much prettier than during day time. I believe most tourists would visit this area when in Nanjing. You can come here just for a short walk. Or you could just jog around the lake. There are many boat operators as well. Shame fishing is not allowed. Cycling on islands seems also banned.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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TKoh wrote a review Feb 2020
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The walls, the lake, the exhibits, the old & the new mixed together...all made a beautiful picture. We walked the park as well as climbed the stairs to view the lake! The walls aren’t too high to climb. The cool weather made the climb less challenging. For older folks, it was a slope actually, with uneven bricks on the ground...therefore, have to be careful. Overall, we liked the breeze, the peaceful surroundings, the view looking from the top down... Purchase your tickets...climb up onto the walls first...best to arrive before sunsets. After that, we walked around the lake as it was quite big...we didn’t manage to cover its entirety. Generally, a pleasant visit indeed.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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WengKeeLeong wrote a review Dec 2019
Singapore, Singapore301 contributions116 helpful votes
This is a large lake so probably not practical to walk all round it. We started at the railway station and walked to Xuanwu gate across to Cherry Isle and then out again at Jiefang gate. Since it is December, you see yellow on the willows against green grass, a lighter green of algae, and brown wilted lotus. It makes for a very picturesque walk.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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