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East Lake of Shaoxing

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Best visited in snowy day

Is a beautiful lake and lovely for a slow walk to enjoy the scene. I was there in a winter snowy... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2018
Septimuslow
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Shanghai, China
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... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2016
G7823URdanh
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Dec 14, 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It offers beautiful scenery, but the lake itself is so small that taking boat ride is almost not worth it. Nothing really to see except if you go up the mountain... with the pathway not that well maintained .

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Frederick K
Reviewed December 14, 2018

Is a beautiful lake and lovely for a slow walk to enjoy the scene. I was there in a winter snowy day. Although it was cold, but was lovely.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Septimuslow
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

It was a magical and beautiful experience. Every other photo taken was a postcard worthy shot. The boat tour is a must. A must go when you are in Shaoxing

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nicholasl611
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We enjoyed tranquility of the park with beautiful sceneries of the East Lake. Spectacular carst cliffs surrounds one side of the lake. Lots of photo opportunities.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 855kimagic
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Must see in Shaoxing. Beautiful see with a lot of nature. Itβ€˜s raining the whole day at the visit but the day was very nice.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank julien2708
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Those who are even trying to compare to West Lake in Hangzhou are not being at all fair on this place and though yes it does have nominal similarities, that's it. This is about 120 years old, the brainchild of a local Qing lord who...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank LiJames77
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Worth a trip, but not a patch on West Lake in Hangzhou, though it's supposed to be one of the three famous lakes of China. Not a particularly difficult or long walk.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank PhangL21
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...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank G7823URdanh
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...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Mumslie
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 (Β₯250-270). From Shanghai or Beijing? Well... This must be your favourite attraction!πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank AndrewTsuiTravels
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