Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Hu), Chun'an County

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Explore the shores of Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Hu), a vast, artificial body of water, known for housing more than a thousand islands. Formed in 1959 by the creation of the Xian river dam, the spacious lake has submerged an ancient city called “Lion City,” which can be explored on a diving excursion. Roam the lake’s verdant banks, adorned with statues and fountains at the entrance area, or take a boat ride and set off on the placid water. Sail to one of the islands that dot the waters of the lake, some of them nicknamed after the animals that inhabit them, such as “Snake Island” or “Monkey Island”. Plan to see Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Hu) and other attractions that appeal to you using our Chun'an County route planner.
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  • Very nice scene view along the whole marathon paths and the famous lake fish dish is also very nice but do watch out for the price.  more »
  • Enroute to Huangshan@ Yellow Mountain,we were taking the second ferry at Chun'an Harbour by paying a ticket of ¥70RMB each person to Shendu Harbour.No doubts the journey took 4 1/2hrs but it's worthwh...  more »
  • Title says it all. well worth a visit and suited to small children. Probably the cleanest part of China I have visited.  more »

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Where to stay in Chun'an County

Accommodations in Chun'an County cluster mostly in the small town of Qiandaohu, which lies on the bank of the Qiandao, or "Thousand Island Lake," the area's main attraction. A number of luxury hotels and resorts dot the lakeside, while inns, apartments for rent, and holiday villas are also common in the area. As lodging choices are plentiful, you shouldn't have trouble finding the desired option for your price range when taking a vacation near the scenic lake and forest park.
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