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Shouxi Lake (Slender West Lake), Yangzhou

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Historic Walking Area Garden
With exemplary lakeside gardens and well-preserved Qing period architecture, Shouxi Lake (Slender West Lake) has earned recognition as a unique combination of natural scenery and culture. This snaking man-made lake with its weeping willows and Five Pavilion Bridge provides a scenic retreat for many locals and tourists. Take a boat tour to explore the lakefront, or climb Xiaojin Hill in the park for a sweeping view of this blend of nature and artifice. Visit the pagoda or fishing platform to see a favorite resting spot for the Qianlong emperor. Plan to visit Shouxi Lake (Slender West Lake) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Yangzhou attractions using our Yangzhou family vacation planner.
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  • Landscapes, culture, art, all mixed in a place with much tradition and excellent images. Whether it's a short walk or a whole afternoon/night, you should not miss it.
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  • Historical and cultural city of Yangzhou slender West Lake is the iconic attractions are of salt merchants in the Qing dynasty's private gardens along the river which runs through each park have their own characteristics. Wutingqiao and other parts of the building with the Qianlong emperor six under the Yangtze River Cruise relating. In different seasons and different times per day, has a different view. Recent ticket price is floated, low season only 30 yuan.
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  • The gardens around the lake are extensive and lovely. There is a Disney-like historical review of Yangzhou which is definitely worth going to.  more »

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