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Address: Nanhu Road, Nanhu District, Jiaxing, China
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Phone Number: +86 573 8253 3437
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00

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Beautiful lake

A nice place to relax. You can also take a boat trip on the lake and see how water chestnuts are grown.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice place to relax. You can also take a boat trip on the lake and see how water chestnuts are grown.

Thank Till22
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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305 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was a nice warm evening so we went for a long stroll and it was a long stroll, they don;t get may westerners and had my photo taken with a lot of giggling teenage to 20 something girls

Thank Thomo61
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25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

It takes about 3 hours to complete the tour. Lots of traditional Chinese building. A good place to learn history about China Communist Party. Travelers have to pay 80RMB to enter this place.

Thank Ana2228
Santiago, Chile
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

if you want to have a nice walk this yourself this is the place, also have bot to cross the lake, quiet and peaceful place

Thank rositadelacerda
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207 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

What a place to find that the birth of the Communist Party started here on a boat in 1921. The boat is the not the actual one but a replica. However you can sense the history just by being near it and walking around the South lake and all the buildings surrounding it. Just a shame that Jiaxing suffers a... More 

Thank Traveller_Steve_Ling
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122 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

If the skies are blue, and haze-free (a big if!) then South Lake is very enjoyable and beautiful. It's much smaller than the nearby and more famous West Lake, but very similar - e.g. take a boat to the small island in the middle of the lake; visit temples on the perimeter, etc, etc. I prefer West Lake, but both... More 

Thank SingaporeMatt
Castlegar, Canada
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is a little lake with a little boat, a little building with a little of communist party history. Nothing much fancy. I went there a lot as a child, just because it is a historical site for the first Chinese communist party's national meeting. It used to be better since the water quality were, now, just not worth too... More 

Thank ConwenChang
Bangkok, Thailand
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326 reviews
257 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

In Chinese name these lake called "Nanhu" lake. There are ferry circle services around the park. A 5 or 6 tall Chinese pagoda & bridge style. Some Chinese rooftop decorate style building and willows tree around the lake. Great day out visit.

Thank TimSip81
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2015

Very beautiful scenery in this area with opportunities to walk, bike ride or hop on a boat. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Rhiannen A
Cairns, Australia
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67 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

A really lovely place. Just be aware that it can be quite confusing where to actually catch the boat out to the island - we did a lot of walking to and fro, even with my Chinese friend. There is a sweet little tea shop on the smaller island you can walk over to that served quite delicious pizza and... More 

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