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Address: Yundong Road, Shaoxing 312000, China
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Phone Number: 8657584363466
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smaller park but worth the visit.

While this is a smaller lake it makes up for it's unique shape and the beauty as seen from either on the hill side above it or walking along the water. overall the entire... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 1, 2016
Dan H

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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

While this is a smaller lake it makes up for it's unique shape and the beauty as seen from either on the hill side above it or walking along the water. overall the entire circle walk can be done in around 2hours which includes stopping for pictures and resting. great view of shaoxing city from the top of the hill... More 

1 Thank Dan H
Shanghai, China
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Dong Hu was formed after a quarry was filled in with water. The lake itself is quite small compared with other lakes in China. The amazing features are the remaining rock cliffs that are multiple shades of rusts, greens, and browns. Guests can walk through the middle of the lake from one end to another on a man-made walkway lined... More 

1 Thank Mumslie
Shanghai, China
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46 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

East Lake rocks! The east lake has lots of fresh air and you must go on the boat ride (¥250-270). From Shanghai or Beijing? Well... This must be your favourite attraction!👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

Thank Andrew T
Chengdu, China
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935 reviews
528 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2015

East Lake of Shaoxing is very different from the numerous other lakes and ponds we have seen in China due to its unusual history. This is a lake garden which was created when an abandoned quarry slowly filled up with rainwater. It has gradually been transformed into a unique cultural landscape, with little pavilions with poetic names such as "Chilly... More 

Thank Raymond W
Johor Bahru
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015

As the title says, this is one of the highlight of Shaoxing. Easily accessible by bus or taxi from Shaoxing town, this is one of the place that tourist should visit while in Shaoxing. A bus ride cost only RMB1 (Bus no. 1) and takes about 10 minutes journey from town center while a taxi ride should not cost more... More 

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Alajuela, Costa Rica
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

If you really want a wonderful lake experience, I would recommend East Lake in Hangzhou. This is a large lake that has had its fill of pollution problems. You can take a boat out to visit various islands and some tourist areas, which are okay, but not spectacular. However, it is one of the major tourist attractions in the area... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2015

A pleasant way to see the East Lake is to take a boat ride on the scenic lake. The boat seats two people and is rowed by the boatman using his feet. Since a picture tells a thousand words, I shall leave it to you to watch my video of the East Lake which was shot in 1080p Full HD... More 

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78 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2014

This place is a fantastic naturally experience and shows great nature. Indeed the most beutiful place around Shaoxing

Thank Bjørn H
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2014

Only minutes from the city lies this beautifully scenic area. Tour the cathedral-like cliffs by Shaoxing's unique black boats. It was created centuries ago as a quarry that built much of the famous old bridges in the region. Easy to get to and leave - by taxi.

Thank Sally P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2014

A relaxing boat ride is always nice. And when you are on the boat, you don't feel like you're in a crowd like some other attractions in this area - that's a plus. I wish the sky could be more blue here. It wasn't as large as I had expected, but the rock areas were peaceful and the walk back... More 

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