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Three Pools Mirroring the Moon

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Within Santanyinyue Islet, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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All reviews small island only accessible by boat took pictures west lake boat trip pier reachable symbol stroll greenery autumn xihu scenery
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Reviewed October 25, 2018

Nothing beats this memorable walk and enjoy the nice scenery long the way.Lots to do and must see tourist site

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank wengloktoh
Reviewed September 25, 2018

We bought the ticket in front of the Shangri-La hotel and hopped on a boat, which brought us to the three pools mirroring the moon island. Beautiful! From there we took the next boat to the park in front of the city. Note: the ticket...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dino W
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Please note that you need to take a boat to visit the 3 small pagodas that imerge from the lake waters close to one of the islands.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mgaivao
Reviewed August 2, 2018

It is a very nice experience to reach this small island on the west land and walk around for about 1 or 2 hours surrounded by the lavish greenery. Plenty of kiosks with food and drink too a bit pricey. SO pack your own snacks...More

Date of experience: January 2018
5  Thank dralmorales
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Went here by boat and enjoyed walking around for an hour or two. Many of the signs were in English so it was possible to read a bit about the island. You can easily spend a few hours here. There are several kiosks selling drinks...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JellyBaby24
Reviewed June 9, 2018

This was the first stop on our boat ride on Xihu. It's a wonderful little islet and we spent well over an hour there. The architecture and greenery are really lovely. There were plenty of snacks too. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MamaAyinde
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Like the title says...there are so many people visiting this place all the time I have no idea when a good time to visit might be. By all rights this should be peaceful and deserted to enjoy it. We were surrounded by little kids blowing...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard T
Reviewed April 18, 2018

I had bought a keyring in Hangzhou whose symbol was the "3 pools mirroring the moon". So, intrigued by this, we made the short boat trip to this man-made island on the West Lake to witness this symbol up close. Fine - done it, seen...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed April 10, 2018

We took a boat ride from Huaquang by stopping on Xiao Ying Island ( Three Pools Mirroring the Moon) for a short tour and then took another boat to the museum pier at Bai Causeway. The stroll around the island was impressive and you could...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This island is only accessible by boat which offers in normal and luxury size, not those you need to raft by yourself. After reaching the island you can choose which pier you wanna leave to. It was an interesting island though when I went there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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