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Address: Donghu Road, East of Donghu, Linhai 317000, China
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Nice lake in the middle of the city

You have to pay to enter the lake park but if you are going on the Southern Wall you can buy a combined ticket for 70RMB (Wall usually 65 and Eastlake usually 15) Pleasant spot... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
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Paradise Point, Australia
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Paradise Point, Australia
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

You have to pay to enter the lake park but if you are going on the Southern Wall you can buy a combined ticket for 70RMB (Wall usually 65 and Eastlake usually 15) Pleasant spot for a morning or afternoon walk, paddle boats etc, and very few people - not overrun with tourists like many spots in China. Well worth... More 

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North Yorks,
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

In the best part of Linhai - is this huge man made lake. In hot weather it can smell a little and be very careful if walking around it in the evening .. the mosquitos will have you for dinner ! If you are staying at the hotel opposite ( China overseas) you will have a great view of this... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

We rented a little boat (inexpensive) and floated along this peaceful lake with the most beautiful scenery. The Great Wall of China is very close to the lake.

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2014

It was just beside the entrance of the great wall and you can basically see the lake from above when you climb up the 200 steps to reach the top tower. The lake is like a huge garden in the city and lots of activities in the morning

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2014

East Lake, Dong Hu in Chinese, is a small and very pretty lake and one of the major attractions of Linhai. With the mountains and stairway to the old city wall on the Northern end and classical architecture of the old tea house and other structures on the eastern side, the West Lake is a refreshing change from the crazy... More 

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Worth a visit if you are in the city. Many beautiful buildings and a walk round the lake is very relaxing after a long walk on the Great Wall !

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St. Paul, MN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2013

A small lake in the middle of Old Town Linhai. Not a great path around it, but, some lovely old structures.

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