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Nanhu Lake, Jiaxing

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Nanhu Lake, Jiaxing

(南湖 nán hú)

Nanhu Lake Scenic Spot is a famous attraction in East China. [Photo/]

Nanhu Lake, which means “south lake”, was listed as a National 5A Level scenic spot in 2010 and is a famous tourism destination in Jiaxing, East China's Zhejiang province.

It covers 5.86 square kilometers and consists of Nanhu Park, Yuehe Historic Street and Qiyi Square. The lake is famed not only for its picturesque scenery and traditional Chinese architecture, but also for being an important national demonstration base for patriotism.

Lying in the southeastern part of Jiaxing, it is one of the three most famous lakes in Zhejiang, featuring beautiful scenery, presented mainly at Huijing Park, Huxin Island, Yanyulou Pavilion and Haogu Tower.

In 2001, the Nanhu Lake Tourist Area was added to the list of key national cultural protection units by the State Council.

A memorial boat of the First National Congress of CPC [Photo/]
Huxin Island stands in the middle of Nanhu Lake [Photo/]

Scenic spot level: AAAAA

Ideal sightseeing season: all year

Opening hours: 8 am-5 pm (daylight saving time)

Ticket price: 60 yuan ($8.60)

Address: 1 Nanxixi Rd, Nanhu district, Zhejiang province

Nanhu Lake scenic area has one of the best biking routes in China. To admire the lake’s beauty, visitors can cycle or walk around it at leisure.

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