Slender West Lake [Photo/seeyangzhou.com]
Located in the north of Yangzhou, Jiangsu province, Slender West Lake scenic area covers 2.5 square kilometers. It was named a national 5A-level tourist zone in 2010, the first area to gain the honor in Yangzhou.
Slender West Lake is dotted with Suzhou-style gardens and amazes visitors with its graceful natural beauty and architecture. The layout was formed during the emperors Kangxi and Qianlong's reigns during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
It is also known nationwide for its narrow and meandering waterways that connect gardens, bridges and the area's numerous picturesque spots.
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