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Xuanwu lake

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Beautiful location

Vast lake and park complex. Lots of typically Chinese shops, eateries and activities. Usually busy... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Iain K
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Great place for a stroll

This is a great place to walk, especially at sunset. You can see the Nanjing city wall, downtown... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Calvin C
Manchester, New Hampshire
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No.1 Xuanwu Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210042, China
+86 25 5771 7414
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Vast lake and park complex. Lots of typically Chinese shops, eateries and activities. Usually busy, particularly at weekends and evenings. But we'll worth a visit.

Thank Iain K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to walk, especially at sunset. You can see the Nanjing city wall, downtown skyscrapers, the nice lakeside, Purple Mountain, and a good variety of trees. Very easy to reach and a great way to start or end a day of...More

Thank Calvin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Xuanwu Lake is surrounded by a large, free, public park with lots of greenery and seating areas. You can rent an electric boat to putter around the lake for 100 RMB/hour, which is recommended because you get to see some cool views of the Nanjing...More

Thank Tyler W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

...especially if you’ve been to many other beautiful lakes in China or other countries. More for locals who go there for some leisure.

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

bueatiful view with the jogging and lake water activity facilities could be rent. Tradinational wall from the old chinese age

Thank quanquan727
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I went there after a quite disappointing visit to purple mountain and I liked it much more! It's a nice park on a few islands on Xuanwu lake, so there's a lot of water, ponds, bridges... all very nice and picturesque. I especially liked a...More

Thank ankyfire
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The view here is very beautiful..u can rent a boat here for enjoying the lake. Its so Huge..u can also see the remaining city wall that still exist from ancient time. After all its Free.. good for jogging

Thank AndyDarwin
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

After a long hot day sightseeing, we took a stroll out to one of the islands on the lake. Beautiful scenes, families taking an evening walk, well worth a visit.

Thank Grumpy_MK41
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The lake itself and the surrounding scenery includes the city wall, some funny looking rocks, trees, and as you'd expect from a lake, lots of water. It's best to go when it's a weekday otherwise there will be a lot of people crowding there.

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This lake really is breathtaking. I’ve been here twice now. Once this year and once last. The water and scenery is beautiful.

Thank joshalangunn
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8 February 2018|
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Response from Rahul_R6342 | Reviewed this property |
Yes... Rates depends on different kind of boats.. Boats with Pedals would cost around 50 to 60 RMB per hour. While motor boats will be 100 RMB per hour , you can also choose a bigger one if travelling with family. Be sure to... More