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Address: No.1 Xuanwu Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210042, China
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Phone Number: +86 25 5771 7414
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Favorite place to walk

We loved this lake. We went in the morning before it got too hot and even walked around at sunset to see the beauty of the lake with the sun setting. We love the giant lily pads... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska
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153 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved this lake. We went in the morning before it got too hot and even walked around at sunset to see the beauty of the lake with the sun setting. We love the giant lily pads and the stone bridges. We walked for hours and there still was too much of it that we didn't get to explore. Don't... More 

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Thank eyee5
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located in the heart of Nanjing its a must for any visitor who needs to explore....I walked around the island and made it to the beautiful wall which I also walked which gave extra views of the city.

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Thank JohnTGN
Singapore
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78 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a pretty nice lake but this country is full of them. Good to visit if you're looking to kill some time, but you get a better view of the lake from the top of mingchengqiang

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Thank Flymehigh
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pales by comparison to West Lake. Nevertheless it is interesting if you have time to spare. If not then take a internal eco cart which gives you a good overview of the 5 districts of the lake.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a part of a great park. You go on the coast and through the bridges - at least one hour. You start or finish near one of the gates of the great wall

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Thank Zeituni
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stop along the lake as part of the tour route to take some photographs. just a normal lake to me but it seems to be very pouplar among local.

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Thank HD_Lew
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Beautiful place for a evening walk. Not so much else to do around this part of town, but if you have a bit of free time and a good book to read then it's worth coming here.

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Dalian, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

A must place to visit .... one thing i liked the most is that you can visit 24hours a day ... specially for walking and exercise... great city view from here.... u can find a McDonald's franchise here ... moreover, recommended for kids as boating facility for kids is available here...

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Thank coming_style
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

It offers a nice walk around the lake with people singing, playing, dancing, training; depending on the wind, you can see a lot of beautiful kites. It is also possible to walk to the small islands and see nice lotus flowers.

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72 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This lake is must if you come to Nanjing. You will have a pleasant walk especially with raindrops. You should definitely go through this place, you will have to make plenty of pictures. This will be an unforgettable experience.

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