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Address: West of Qinhuai River , Qinhuai District, Nanjing 210000, China
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A pretty lake, clean and not crowded.

35rmb to visit seemed to deter the usual crowds. This is a very pleasant lake, about an hour to walk around with extra time if you want to have a look at the antique furniture... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 April 2016
Allen H
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Beijing
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely park with lakeside walks and pavilions. The water lilies are amazing and the tea house a tranquil spot to sit back and watch the world go by

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Multan, Pakistan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

MOCHOU LAKE PARK Mochou Park spread over an area of 116 acres, is a beautiful park in the center of Nanjing city with a large lake and Children Park enclave. Once this lake was part of great Yangtze River before the river changed its course centuries ago. The name of the park is assigned to one legendary girl named Mochou... More 

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Beijing
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

35rmb to visit seemed to deter the usual crowds. This is a very pleasant lake, about an hour to walk around with extra time if you want to have a look at the antique furniture exhibition - interesting. Some nice areas by the Lily ponds and lots of places for photos. Worth a visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

You can go by metro "Mochou lake station" and go to exit 1 and 35rmb for ticket .This is nice park for walking or relax .you can finish this place in 40 - 1 hour. Im recoment travel this place in winner or spring.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is a small lake in a small park in the city. It is a great place to see local residents exercise and socialize but I think Xuan lake is nicer with more to do.

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Thank Barb K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

very nice place to enjoy the beautiful and spectacular nature.very clean and well done. Take your time for a long walk .-)

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Thank idefix27
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

Visited in Nov 2012, this is one of the most scenic lakes I've seen. No comparison with the West Lake in Hang Zhou but it's still worth a while to see. The surrounding are peaceful with willow trees, stone bridges, and other palaces. Nice indeed!

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

I love this park. It's a bit on the smaller side for Nanjing and compared to Xuan Wu. But it means it's usually not as crowded. It's a nice relaxing walk around the lake. Different seasons, there may be different exhibits. We went in fall and there was a water lily exhibit. You can go visit the statue of the... More 

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Thank PJChiang
Nanjing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015 via mobile

The lake was close to my house I had never seen it before last month it's a nice clean lake. Lots of stuff to see and do around the lake. Very fun place to visit with friends or a date.

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Thank Dan S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014 via mobile

This little lake is great to take a little stroll. Not too big not too small. Good place for a first date. If things go good there are lots of little romanic places to hang out. If she turns out to be a crazy, you can easily walk quickly around the lake. Don't forget to take your picture with the... More 

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