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Shouxi Lake (Slender West Lake), Yangzhou
(4.3/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • First off, we went during national day holiday and it was extremely busy. That said it was a nice place to walk, especially as you got further from the entrance. We hired a boat to go up the lake (not...  more »
  • At the Chinese garden, walk around 1 week to takes at least three hours. In the history of the Chinese garden scenery, calm down. As the park entrance fee is 150 worth paying under a little expensive. It is recommended to visit.
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  • a beautiful example of Chinese-style garden. You can visit on foot (and it takes quite a bit of spare time), using various model trains available surcharge on the entrance fee. In addition to various buildings typically Chinese, the Lake every now and then you can see the red boat, richly decorated in gold, on which actors stage costume singing traditional representations.
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  • One of the most beautiful Chinese gardens in the world.
  • Beautiful lake and garden, with nice ancient architecture structures. Highly recommended!
  • 大价钱的绿化
  • 不错,值得看看。
  • 环境很不错,我外婆家就在瘦西湖附近