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Address: No.271 Daminghu Road, Jinan 250000, China
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Phone Number: 0531-86088900
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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There are a lot of parks inside the park where you have to pay, but I would advise you to not go into those parks. It is enough to walk in the free areas. Be prepered that it will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2016
HansenIdaa
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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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Darwin, Australia
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its an interesting and pleasant stroll around Da Ming Hu after taking the boat from Baotu Springs. Pleasant and quiet gardens. However exit from the East gate opens onto a bus terminal. Difficult to get a taxi.

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Thank dguppy
Beijing, China
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an absolutely beautiful lake which is well worth a wander around. You can also take a boat ride or do a sort of aquarium activity where you can see what is below the lake (both cost extra). The park is actually open until 10pm in the summer (although the ticket office closes around 6.30pm), but it is worth... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

The lake is surrounded by a park which is really beautiful. There are boating activities and lots of people doing exercise. Also some pensioners singing when I was there. I was lucky and had a clear day in the spring and the plants were beautiful. It would make living in Jinan very pleasant I think.

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Thank WillieJJ
Eskilstuna, Sweden
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of parks inside the park where you have to pay, but I would advise you to not go into those parks. It is enough to walk in the free areas. Be prepered that it will take a couple of hours to walk around the whole thing.

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Thank HansenIdaa
Princeton, New Jersey
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188 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

The lake park is huge. Provided the leisure activities, history, trees and fresh air for city residents. In summer time, the water lily bloom are tall and all over the lake. History buff can see the work and picture of female poet Lee Chin Tou, one of the most prolific and talented poets from Chin dynasty. The view of the... More 

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Marchegg, Austria
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171 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Very nice Lake and adjacent park, worth to be there at Sunset. Mix of Old style Pagoda with bridges linking the "islands".

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Thank José F
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8 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

The lake area is okay, but don't bother paying to get in. Just go around or the other way around the lake, it's a right tourist scam.

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Thank Tanja Ø
Singapore, Singapore
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221 reviews
182 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

The Daming Lake was built into a garden and park in 1985. This is a beautiful lake and park and I highly recommend a visit. One can choose to go for a boat ride in the lake. We started around 8:30am at the east side of the lake, which was free. The pavilion, garden, walkway and landscape was beautiful. Enjoyed... More 

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Tianjin, China
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

Didn't go inside the Daming Lake but the side road on the left hand side of the entrance. The view also very nice for free.

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Thank Drama_Drama
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Jinan can be a bit hectic at times and while there I was craving a bit of greenery. This lakeside walk was a welcome relief after a day in the city and though I find it odd to pay to see a park, it was well worth the marginal cost. There are lovely shaded spots to people watch - a... More 

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