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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. Put Tai Hu Lake at the forefront of your travel plans using our Wuxi travel itinerary planner.
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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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  • This is a huge natural lake with a long history. Also, it's ideal place for big family outing or picnic.  more »
  • If you like walking, running, strolling...then great. There is a ferry ride you can take around the lake. It is very pretty in the summer.  more »
  • One of the attractions in our China tour package, but seriously, a waste of time. A lake is a lake, nothing special about this one.  more »