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Daming Lake, Jinan

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#1 of 14 in Nature in Jinan
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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  • July 22, 2017
    A large lake and considered one of the main attractions of Jinan. A pleasant visit but I have to say it has little to offer.We took a boat trip across the lake and stopped off at a couple of small isl...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    A fine sunny day, but cold, around 2 degrees and after breakfast, we set off by number 36 bus, for a 10P half hour ride to Daming Lake. Arrived about 10.45 and there was no charge to enter the part wh...  more »
  • July 7, 2017
    Worth to visit when it's good weather. Beautiful view when you take a boat and take some nice photo.  more »

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True to form as a transport hub, Jinan offers a wide range and variety of accommodations. Luxurious hotels tend to group in the chic southeastern part of the city, with surprisingly affordable options in this trendy area of town. Many major international chains are represented in the city, as well as plenty of places to choose from in the low-budget category. A number of hotels and guesthouses cluster near the train station, offering great proximity to onward transport connections, but not to the major tourist sites. Daming Lake and Wuliou Residential District also have a number of budget hotels.
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