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Xuanwu lake, Nanjing

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Take a walk through the vast park centered around Xuanwu lake, sprinkled with small, verdant islands that are linked by bridges. Have a lakeside picnic in the shade of ginkgo and cherry blossom trees, or on one of the scenic islets, home to numerous bird species, flowers, and lotus ponds. Take a boat ride on the lake and enjoy strolling through the rose and peony gardens, bamboo groves, and willow trees of the islets. To visit Xuanwu lake and get the most from your holiday in Nanjing, create itinerary details personal to you using our Nanjing tour planner.
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  • Overall a nice park to stroll around and enjoy a nice day. There are some activities such as a small amusement park for little kids, shops, food stands and cafés. There are also several boat rentals t...  more »
  • Nice large lake park to walk and explore. Many locals are here socializing or doing their aerobic activities Very easy to get too if you take the Metro line 1 and the Xuanwumen stop.  more »
  • Very nice lake located in the city center. Perfect for a walk around the old city wall on a sunny day. The only downside was that being Chinese new year it was really crowded  more »