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Tai Hu Lake, Wuxi

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Spread across 2,250 sq km (870 sq mi) in the Yangtse Delta near Wuxi, Tai Hu Lake is the third largest freshwater lake in China. With its 48 islets, the area provides a perfect outing spot for families. Take a boardwalk across the rippling surface to climb a tall observation wheel, or paddle out onto the water on mouse-shaped boats. Watch boats drift across the lake, which has an average depth of 2 m (6.6 ft), or take a flat-bottom boat tour to reach the best spot to observe the city skyline, Turtle Head Island. Enjoy flowers and trees by the lake shore, or visit the historic Grand Canal of the Sui Dynasty. Plan your Tai Hu Lake visit and explore what else you can see and do in Wuxi using our Wuxi route planner.
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  • Taihu Lake is the largest freshwater lake in the country, people say Taihu Lake United States, the tour only to know the Taihu Lake is so beautiful. Jiangnan water landscape gives a very quiet feeling, the lake is very clear, better than the water quality of the West Lake. Lake wide wide, wave 瀾 magnificent, is spring, micro-wind oblique willow, green tree red flowers, not 愜 meaning.
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  • Our Nexus tour took us to this farm to understand the process of fresh water pearls. They showed us a "clam" which they opened in front of us and it was full of many small pearls. Once that was done w...  more »
  • Water pollution? Green water, dead fish. Transparency is almost 0. Did not stink because it was overcast and drizzle the hot day and it smells. Aoko will be green? It is good if it's chemical.
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Wuxi offers visitors a large variety of accommodations, ranging from massive chain hotels with both high-end and mid-range rooms, to budget-friendly inns and luxury guesthouses. Most of the hotels put you in proximity to the walking trails of Taihu, the historic Nanchang district, and the area along the Grand Canal, boasting well-connected, central locations. Many of the larger establishments offer both leisure-oriented and business amenities, such as meeting rooms and recreational facilities.
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