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Thousand Island Lake (Qiandao Hu)

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Address: Qiandaohu Town, Chun'an County 311700, China
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+86 571 6483 1113
08:00 - 18:00
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nice lake

it is nice to tour the islands of the lake.you can take a boat and see the different islands.you can also rent rafts or small boats and tour around the lake.the lake is very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
paula r
Oleggio, Italy
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Oleggio, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

it is nice to tour the islands of the lake.you can take a boat and see the different islands.you can also rent rafts or small boats and tour around the lake.the lake is very clean..many fish restaurants around also to try.

Thank paula r
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

lake: walked along the lake to really enjoy some quietness that most people living in big cities lack. we spent 2 hours just walking along the lakeside. due to the cold weather n hours that we went no boats were available to go out to see the different islands however just spending time looking at the view is already worth... More 

Thank Steph L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We run away from smog cities. There are fresh air and beautiful lake view. You can eat delicious fresh fish foods and also very suitable for family travel.

Thank Stella W
Zhejiang, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

It might be much more interesting place to go in summer for the water sports, no one would like to get wet in such weather. The green ring belt is a good place for cycling if you would like to do some sports at late autumn. The wide lake surface really helps to calm my nerve.

Thank HangzhouTourism C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

the scenery of the thousand island lake is stunning, even though the weather was cloudy. to see all a boat trip is recommended. however make sure to bring plenty of money because you have to pay for everything, crossing bridges, seeing sights etc.

Thank Pepijn S
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Taking a cruise around the clear blue Thousand Island Lake, taking in the fresh air and clean scenery is only one highlight of a trip to the region. In addition to a cruise, visitors must go to the replica Lion Village - which is a complete replica of the ancient Han Dynasty village that is preserved underneath the lake. The... More 

Thank fialta22
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Qiandao Hu is a wonderful place, and as the name goes, a thousand islands in one lake. It is a very attractive place and has plenty of worthy views. For those that do not speak Mandarin, bring a friend who can or a local guide that does.

Thank Stanley C
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely scenery but don't expect anything relaxing. It's full of large tour groups of obnoxious, loud, non-stop smoking, unhygienic spitting tourists and the people working there are just as bad. There are a large amount of huge ugly boats transporting 1000s of tourists to relatively small overcrowded islands where people just push and shove to get past while you try... More 

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Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

If you need to get away from Shanghai or Hangzhou this is the place to enjoy nice scenery and local fish head soup. Get yourself in to a nice hotel and grab a bus on ctrip. 4hour well worth it

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

The thousand Island lake looks very beautiful on the picture. We took a cruise trip around the few islands. Just the lake, many hills and blue sky, nothing special,

2 Thank Chrissie2980

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