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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 November 14, 2016
Steve C
Weston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a boat ride to a little island called Xishi Village. The island is pretty and tranquil. Tai Hu is a beautiful lake with many places for exploring.

Thank Betty C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

The lake reminded me of the lake of Suzhou. The view is beautiful but it doesn't really have something special. It's pleasant to go there but I don't think that it's a must for visitors who have a limited time.

Thank YouBo94
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Go here is you can. There are boats that take you around the shore. So beautiful and peaceful. Even in December, it was incredible.

Thank 53Maryd123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Visited the lake on 4th December. Beautiful place to visit. Since it was very cold during this period we could not enjoy. There is a fish market. Many take home fresh water fish fresh to home.

Thank Ramachandran S
Weston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

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 

Thank Steve C
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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.

Thank ScottSki88
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.

Thank Andrea G
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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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