Xuanwu Lake-Nanjing

Xuanwu Lake Park,Nanjing

Photo 1: Xuanwu Lake Park, the Largest City Park in the South of the Yangtze River

        Xuanwu Lake is located in the city of Nanjing, at the foot of Zhongshan Mountain, and is connected to the urban area by Xuanwu Gate and Jiefang Gate. The shore of Xuanwu Lake is diamond shaped with a circumference of about 15 kilometers.

Xuanwu Lake Park

Photo 2: Xuanwu Lake, Part of the Nanjing Moat During the Ming Dynasty, is One of Nanjing’s Landmark Attractions

        Xuanwu Lake covers an area of 472 hectares, including 368 hectares of water and 104 hectares of land. Surrounded by the majestic Ming city wall, beautiful Jiuhua Mountain and antique Jiming Temple, Xuanwu Lake is the place where scenic spots and historical sites gather in the ancient capital of Nanjing, and it is the largest comprehensive cultural and entertainment park in Nanjing.

Xuanwu Lake,China

Photo 3:  Xuanwu Lake is the Largest Imperial Garden Lake in China

        Xuanwu Lake has the reputation of “one of the three most famous lakes in the south of the Yangtze River”. There are five islets (Huan Zhou, Ying Zhou, Liang Zhou, Cui Zhou, Ling Zhou) distributed in Xuanwu Lake. Bridges and dikes are connected between the five islets, which blend into one harmonious whole.

Annual Chrysanthemum Exhibition,Xuanwu Lake

Photo 4:  Autumn Chrysanthemums in Liangzhou, the Annual Chrysanthemum Exhibition is Quite Attractive

        Xuanwu Lake is particularly beautiful in summer-the lotus in full bloom are all over the pond, bright and amazing, making Xuanwu Lake a dazzling pearl.

 

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