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Daming Lake, Jinan
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Regarded as the city's must-see spot, Daming Lake offers boat and yacht rides between plant-rich islands. Formed by a number of surrounding springs, the lake has a constant water level regardless of heavy rains or drought, making it very unique in geographical terms. Watch the swaying willows on the shoreline or observe the serene scenery in one of many majestic pavilions. In the middle of the lake you can find a fountain centerpiece built in 1985 which shoots jets of water more than 100 m (328 ft) high. Besides appreciating nature, you can also visit many Buddhist and Taoist temples nearby. Make Daming Lake part of your personalized Jinan itinerary using our Jinan itinerary maker.
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  • I visited here on my own as it was within walking distance of my hotel. The lake is bigger than I was expecting, I was able to spend a good couple of hours wandering around. I found it a nice space to...  more »
  • Place filled with much history, very well maintained. It has a temple of more than 700 years. The Lake never freezes and the temperature is maintained at 19° C average throughout the year. It offers rides in boats typical of the region. Lots of vegetation and water. Great views Where the ancient architecture with the modern typical merge.
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  • 小时候看还珠格格,大明湖畔的夏雨荷一直记在脑海里,成为童年的记忆~现在真正看到了大明湖,非常美,去的时候很多荷叶,还没有到荷花盛开的时候,不然会更美~