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East Lake of Shaoxing

Yundong Road, Yuecheng District, Shaoxing 312000, China
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It's a peaceful oasis, so you gotta roll with it (sorry)

Those who are even trying to compare to West Lake in Hangzhou are not being at all fair on this... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2017
Xi'an, China
Worth a trip

Worth a trip, but not a patch on West Lake in Hangzhou, though it's supposed to be one of the three... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2016
Phang L
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Yundong Road, Yuecheng District, Shaoxing 312000, China

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Reviewed 27 January 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

1  Thank LiJames77
Reviewed 25 November 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.

Thank Phang L
Reviewed 2 September 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

1  Thank Dan H
Reviewed 22 May 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

1  Thank Mumslie
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

East Lake rocks! The east lake has lots of fresh air and you must go on the boat ride (¥250-270). From Shanghai or Beijing? Well... This must be your favourite attraction!👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 2 November 2015

East Lake of Shaoxing is very different from the numerous other lakes and ponds we have seen in China due to its unusual history. This is a lake garden which was created when an abandoned quarry slowly filled up with rainwater. It has gradually been...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 29 October 2015

As the title says, this is one of the highlight of Shaoxing. Easily accessible by bus or taxi from Shaoxing town, this is one of the place that tourist should visit while in Shaoxing. A bus ride cost only RMB1 (Bus no. 1) and takes...More

2  Thank Kookaaq
Reviewed 28 October 2015

If you really want a wonderful lake experience, I would recommend East Lake in Hangzhou. This is a large lake that has had its fill of pollution problems. You can take a boat out to visit various islands and some tourist areas, which are okay,...More

Thank costaricajoan
Reviewed 9 April 2015

A pleasant way to see the East Lake is to take a boat ride on the scenic lake. The boat seats two people and is rowed by the boatman using his feet. Since a picture tells a thousand words, I shall leave it to you...More

Thank apgclh
Reviewed 27 December 2014

This place is a fantastic naturally experience and shows great nature. Indeed the most beutiful place around Shaoxing

Thank Bjørn H
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