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West Lake Colored Port View Fish Garden

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Address: Xishan Road, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
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Private Tour: West Lake, Linyin Temple and Dragon Well Tea Terrace
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Only six and a half feet deep with a muddy two foot bottom this is not a swimming lake . None-of the less this lovely lake is why Hangzhou is Known as the Paradise City of China... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only six and a half feet deep with a muddy two foot bottom this is not a swimming lake . None-of the less this lovely lake is why Hangzhou is Known as the Paradise City of China. Surrounding most of the city it has arched bridges rolling hills on three sides, temples and of course legend. We enjoyed our stroll... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Part of west lake. It's not special as no fish there right now. Perhaps it looked great in ancient times?

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Thank Sally N
Singapore, null, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of fish under the bridge, some trees or plants, and pavilions with interesting stories. Nothing else.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This was clearly a very beautiful place until a few years ago. You can still see the attractiveness of the site, but there's a thick haze on it now which gives it a dystopian feel.

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Deva, Hunedoara, Romania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

One of the most visited places in the West Lake for the scenary you can see here. When you are on the bridge, a lot of fish are coming to welcome you!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The park is situated in the south-western part of West Lake, and is one of the "10 scenes of West Lake". In the centre of the park is a big pond with many fishes. When you try to feed them, they will swarm toward you and a few naughty fishes even jumped out of the water! The surrounding gardens are... More 

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Guangzhou
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It has a small nice garden and it is at one end of the famous beautiful Sudo dike. The whole dike was covered by the leaves and brunches of the tall trees planted along both sides of the only road on it. Sitting on the benches set on both sides of the road every few meters are great place, listening... More 

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

It is a very large park on the lake in line with the view of some models of the ancient Chinese to build a 20-minute drive from the Sofitel Hotel. Enter the park from the gate by a car Colv, then line out until it reaches the picturesque garden gate entrance ticket price paid too little less than 100 yuan,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

The place with its history, very friendly people, many attraction around. Beautiful sunrises by the lake.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

This scenic spot was one of the top ten best sights in West Lake but you have to avoid the crowds while coming here. It was indeed quite impossible to avoid crowds for the whole day through due to its convenient location and popularity in Hangzhou. The concrete walkway meandering above the large pond where different coloured carps swimming in... More 

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