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Dongting Lake (Dongtinghu)

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Address: Near Yueyang, Yueyang, China
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Said to be China's second-largest freshwater lake and a flood basin for the Yangtze River, taking in the waters from the Xiangjiang River, the Zishui River, the Yuanjiang River... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Said to be China's second-largest freshwater lake and a flood basin for the Yangtze River, taking in the waters from the Xiangjiang River, the Zishui River, the Yuanjiang River, and the Lishui River . Also known as the 'eight- hundred Li Dong Ting Lake' (one “Li” [Chinese length] equals 500m), it is a large, shallow body of water surrounded by... More 

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Reviewed 15 August 2015

Yueyang Tower overlooks Dongting Lake. It is 66-feet-high. in 1045 A.D. Fan Zhongyan wrote "On Yueyang Tower". There are no elevators. The staircase is narrow and people are going up and down the stair case at the same time. It is crowed and can be a tight squeeze. When you arrive at the top level, you can take pictures of... More 

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