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East Lake of Shaoxing

Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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smaller park but worth the visit.

While this is a smaller lake it makes up for it's unique shape and the beauty as seen from either... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Dan H
Amazing Rock Colors!!

Dong Hu was formed after a quarry was filled in with water. The lake itself is quite small compared... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2016
Shanghai, China
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2 weeks ago
“Clean and peaceful park adjucent to the beautiful East Lake.”
8 May 2018
“Amazing Park around the sea ”
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Yundong Road, Yuecheng District, Shaoxing 312000, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed tranquility of the park with beautiful sceneries of the East Lake. Spectacular carst cliffs surrounds one side of the lake. Lots of photo opportunities.

Thank Igor K
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Must see in Shaoxing. Beautiful see with a lot of nature. Itβ€˜s raining the whole day at the visit but the day was very nice.

Thank julien2708
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

2  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 PhangL21
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 (Β₯250-270). From Shanghai or Beijing? Well... This must be your favourite attraction!πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ

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
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