Location: Xuanwu Lake Scenic Area is located at No. 1 Xuanwu Alley in Xuanwu District, which is 15.3 kilometres from the Youth Olympic Village or a 30 minutes drive; 44.8 kilometres from Nanjing Lukou International Airport or a 50 minutes drive; 14.3 kilometres from Nanjing South Railway Station or a 25 minutes drive; 4.6 kilometres from Nanjing Railway Station or a 12 minutes drive.
Metro: Line 1
Bus: No. You 1, 1, 8, 15, 22, 25, 28, 30, 33, 35, 38, 56, 114, 801, 802
About the venues: Xuanwu Lake Triathlon Venue is located within the Xuanwu Lake Scenic Area. The lake is in downtown Nanjing and was also known as Sang Lake or Hou Lake in ancient China. It is over 1,500 years old and is the largest imperial lake garden in China, often praised as the “shining pearl of Jinling (another name for Nanjing)”. The scenic area occupies a total surface area of 5.02 square kilometres, of which the lake covers 3.78 square kilometres. Five unique interconnected oases are spread across the lake. The area will serve as the competition and training venue for Nanjing 2014 Triathlon and will be an open venue for spectators during the Games.
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