Shouxi Lake (Slender West Lake), Yangzhou

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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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  • August 11, 2017
    There is no fun, General, there's nothing to see, imagine and I can say my mind is not the same, but if you haven't been, go. After all has come to Yangzhou
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  • July 29, 2017
    April 16 slender West Lake, the sky is cold, rain patter tourists a wide variety. Peer buddies as I identified the Japanese night cherry, Redwood, Hall crabapple, green peach JI, both under the umbrella, very happy.
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  • July 19, 2017
    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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