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Xuanwu lake

No.1 Xuanwu Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210042, China
+86 25 5771 7414
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Xuanwu lake is a very romantic area. This place is suitable to take marriage pictures. You can... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
YouBo94
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Beautiful lake in the middle of Nanjing

I visited Xuanwu Lake on my recent trip to Nanjing and enjoyed the scenery and walking around the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Samuel A
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No.1 Xuanwu Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210042, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Xuanwu lake is a very romantic area. This place is suitable to take marriage pictures. You can enjoy a walk around the corniche or simply sit and enjoy the view. This lake is a good place to take great pictures.

Thank YouBo94
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Xuanwu Lake on my recent trip to Nanjing and enjoyed the scenery and walking around the area. We rented a "swan" motorized boat for 120 RMB for an hour and navigated around parts of the lake. This was the highlight of the visit,...More

Thank Samuel A
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a must visit park in Nanjing. Very large lake surrounded by 5 KM long ancient defense wall. 5 islands dot the lake and they are linked by dikes. It is equivalent of central park to New York City. And +++ NO entrance fee...More

Thank flyingmg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a nice day it is a great activity to walk around the lake and even rent the swan or rubber duck motorized boats that allow you to glide around the lake and enjoy the news and weather.

Thank lookingaroundfornow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend at least half a day walking round the lake and eating in one of the restaurants nearby. This is a very popular area for local people.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Xuanwu (pronounced Shwan Woo) Lake is huge! There’s easily enough to see here to soak up an entire day of exploring. A wide, tree-lined cobbled path skirts the entire lake with the south-western edge and the main entrance dominated by the ancient city wall. Stone...More

Thank Josh T
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

It's a big lake with jogging paths, food stands and kareoke booths. Not much to do except walk around the lake and people watch.

Thank DMACK15
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We tour around the Xuanwu lake on a golf cart like electric vehicle with a guide. The duration is around 30 minutes with RMB30 ($4.5) per person only. There are five isles in Xuanwu lake, each has wonderful sceneries. You can choose to rent a...More

Thank Claire D
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This is a spectacular lake and highly recommend a visit when in Nanjing. You can either choose to walk around the islands amongst the trees or hire a self drive electric boat and take a leisurely cruise around the lake. It is a popular tourist...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Xuanwu lake situated in Nanjing, have prime importance in the tourist spot of Nanjing. It bis famous for Cherry blossom, lotus flowers, boating. The local people visit it daily to have morning or evening walk on its beautiful track. At evening it present a very...More

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