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Free, great for a leisure one hour walk or a picnic, near town

We had an hour to kill and based on the excellent reviews on tripadvisor, we took a small detour to... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2015
wu1102
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Hong Kong, China
Relaxing and great view

I enjoyed my lunch overlooking the reservoir. People were enjoying swimming there, I guess the... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2015
Liane95
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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18 Jul 2016
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30 Jul 2015
“Free, great for a leisure one hour walk or a picnic, near town”
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Thought we give this one a chance, drove down the winding roads to reach the reservoir, a windy rainy day, just to add to the mood. Walked around, took the boat trip, lasted about 50 minutes, which sailed around the islands, life jackets are provided,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We had an hour to kill and based on the excellent reviews on tripadvisor, we took a small detour to the reservoir. Very happy we did! It's a bit on the small side for a reservoir. Not very busy though maybe because it's not famous...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank wu1102
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I enjoyed my lunch overlooking the reservoir. People were enjoying swimming there, I guess the water wasn't too cold and there were several stalls selling inflatables to play with. There were food stalls there as well. I walked around the circumference and took some nice...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Liane95
Reviewed 22 April 2015

From the northern gate of Lijiang Old Town, the Snow Mountain appeared to me so near so I thought I could walk from the Old Town to the foothill of the Snow Mountain and I walked and walked but the mountain still appeared so lofty...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 15 April 2015

This is a must do in Lijiang, especially on a clear, sunny day. (almost every day, except in July which is the rainy season). Enjoy a walk around the reservoir and a beautiful view of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain!

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Ryan J
Reviewed 1 September 2014

We stopped here for a break from our cycle from Lijiang Old Town to Shuhe Ancient Town. the views are nice- blue skies, mountains, and the clean water where you can watch people swim- or join them if you wish! There are stalls with food...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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