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Address: Wuzhong District, Wuxi 215100, China
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1 day Suzhou Private Tour of TaiHu Lake And Silk Embroidery Research Institute

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Potentially a beautiful lake, if it were less polluted

As with many parts of China, water pollution is a problem. This lake suffers occasionally from algae blooms that produce unsightly scums on the surface. I know that the Chinese... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve C
Weston, Massachusetts
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Weston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with many parts of China, water pollution is a problem. This lake suffers occasionally from algae blooms that produce unsightly scums on the surface. I know that the Chinese government is finally recognizing that pollution is not good for tourism and so I am hopeful that the lake quality will improve in the future. That said, the lake is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

The lake is surrounded by newly generated gardens and trees/shrubs and will look more magnificent in a year or 2. It is a sea of greenery surrounding the blue of the lake. Very good running/walking tracks which will only get better as they develop the area further. Paddle boats fishing and normal lake recreation available.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We came to the Tai Hu lake area as part of a tour. We saw the tortoise head garden which was really beautiful. We were also taken to a pearl farm store. I enjoyed the demonstration there. It was interesting to see clam shell being opened and you see all the fresh water pearls. I found the prices for the... More 

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Roosendaal, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

It is probably one of the best locations for the Chinese people to have holidays. It is also famous for the crab and the nearby clay mines for the pottery of teapots.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

We took a boat out to Turtle Head Isle, which was a nice way to spend a day off during a business trip. There are walking paths around the island, which are scenic and are dotted with temples where locals make offerings to their ancestors.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is the third largest freshwater lake in China but it didn't take my breath away. It is nice lake with a peaceful feeling and a wooden walkway out a very well kept garden.

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Nanjing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

Very large lake in China, you can ride a bike surrounding it and view is astonishing. Standing by the lake, you can have a wide view of the lake scene and feel peaceful.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

When I was new in town, I visited parks around Taihu Lake. It's a great way to see Chinese family life and just spend a chilled weekend afternoon. Turtle Head park on the lake or the one with the big Ferris wheel were places I spent many enjoyable hours. Something for everyone there whether as a family kite flying, the... More 

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016

We were there on a calm and sunny early spring morning and found it to be a serene spot for a relaxing stroll. The parkland is well maintained with a lovely walkway across a corner of the lake. Toilet facilities are excellent, eats are available and when we were there a kite seller did a brisk trade in kites of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2016

Went to the Fishing Village restaurant on Tai Hu Lake. It was very good, and the lake is very scenic. This was my 2nd visit to the lake area, and it has many nice spots to enjoy nature.

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