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Address: Jinjihu Road, Wuzhong District, Suzhou 215000, China
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Gorgeous at night

I live very near Jinji Lake and I never tire of it. The West side near Ligongdi has a lovely walking boulevard, which is a great place to go for an evening walk to see the entire... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Stacie V
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Shanghai, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smelly and green colored lake. Amusement park with Ferris wheel has awful attitude and service. Terrible unless you are a local and don't know any better.

Thank FunFun99a
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live very near Jinji Lake and I never tire of it. The West side near Ligongdi has a lovely walking boulevard, which is a great place to go for an evening walk to see the entire lake when it is lit up at night. There are also many restaurants nearby on Ligongdi if you fancy a bite to eat... More 

Thank Stacie V
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are so many different activities around the lake. My favourite is just to walk and watch the scenery and the people. Like most city parks, the lake surroundings have been heavily developed, but there are still some quiet places and some of the sculptures are very interesting to see. You are never far from a road so easy to... More 

Thank John T
Zhuhai, China
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have planned to walk around the lake for sometime ago but did not have the chance. During July 2016, under the hot sun and nice weather, I managed to walk the whole lake in about 3.5 hours. Total walk distance was 18KM. It was a nice walk although i could not find some route close the the lake near... More 

Thank Jeffrey T
Suzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Man made Lake. Good environment and activities and have group gathering or even cycling. good way to enjoy a peaceful day along the lake to lie on the grass.

Thank Saihoo F
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

After a Busy Week it was Wonderful to Walk around and enjoy a Bottle of Wine on the Lake Shore. Our Visit was on a Saturday and it was not so Crowded and Plenty of Parking.

Thank NicholasMarlow
Suzhou, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

It's a lake. There's water in it. Walking trail allows for circumnavigation, but unless you are with someone to talk to or enjoy the time with, well, walking around a lake can get a little boring. There are places YOU can stop off at. Ferris wheel park, hotels, restaurants, cafes at moon harbor and li gong di, but, probably, again,... More 

Thank dbradcoleman
Chiltern, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We had time to walk around the lake and the surrounding area. The lake is very clean and there were lots of both local and international tourist our enjoying the sunshine. The paddles boats looked like fun, we didn't have time to take one out, but it would have been nice out on the water, calm and clean.

Thank 684sand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Jinji in Chinese means Golden Rooster. It is a fresh water lake located in the center part of the city. We went for a boat ride. The lake is not big and the area is quite new, but on the boat we didn’t see much during such a short time. Next time I should explore this place on foot. One... More 

Thank faithandhope2live
Shanghai Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

you forget that you're living in china when you come to this place. everything looks so modern especially the clear view of the pants building. you can also rent one of those bikes to go around the lake

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