Dongqian Lake

Dongqian Lake

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Dongqian Lake

Introduction: IntroductionDongqian Lake, a state-level 3A tourist attraction, is situated in southeastern Ni..

Tickets:Dongqian Lake fee and opening hoursAdmission 30yuan 15yuan/child under 1.3m, free army, disabi..

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Dongqian Lake Introduction

Introduction
Dongqian Lake, a state-level 3A tourist attraction, is situated in southeastern Ningbo and 15 kilometers off the heart of the city. The site covers a planned area of 234 square kilometers and enjoys a loud reputation for an intoxicating blend of its picturesque mountains and clear waters with rich cultural heritages. This is a multi-functional retreat incorpoarating tourist destinations, recreational spots, vacationing and entertainment. The lake is known as the largest natural fresh-water lake in Zhejiang. Its water area occupies 19.89 square kilometers, four times that of the West Lake in Hangzhou. A vestige of a sea during the geological age, the lake is now 6.5 kilometers wide, 8.5 kilometers long and 45 kilometers in girth.

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According to historical records, the lake emerged during the Jin Dynasty and was re-canalled in 744 AD during the Tang Dynasty. Thus it is more than 1200 years old now. Strenuous work of labourers in the subsequent dynasties finally turned Dongqian Lake into a first-rate reservoir and irrigation source, particularly renovations and expansions during the Tang and Song Dynasties under the direction of three consecutive county governors of Lu Jinnan, Li Yigeng and Wang Anshi. The lake has long since guaranteed good crops under all types of weather and transformed the whole region into "a fertile land of fish and rice". Later local people built "Temple of Reverends Lu and Li" and "Temple of Wang Anshi" by the lake, as a dedication to these governors' outstanding contributions to the lake.

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Dongqian Lake fee and opening hours
Admission 30yuan 15yuan/child under 1.3m, free army, disability, adult70+
Opening hours 8:30-16:30

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Dongqian Lake Wild Animal Zoo--Hanling Street--South Song Stone Carvings Museum--Reverend Tao's Garden--Central Lake Area--Faithful Family Temple--Boating in the Lake--Waterfront Reeds--Celebrity Cultural Site

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