Dushu Lake was formed by a severe earthquake back in the Song Dynasty. The lake is located in Suzhou Industrial Park, south of Jinji Lake. Dushu Hu is one of the largest fresh water lakes in Suzhou and covering an area of 11.52 square kilometers, is twice as big as Jinji Hu. Dushu Lake Tunnel is 7.37 kilometers long and goes through Dushu Lake to connect east lake and west lake for vehicle traffic. Suzhou Dushu Lake Higher Education Town was founded in the year 2000 on the east part of the lake and has been rapidly expanding ever since. Well-known universities and research institutes from all over the world are based in Dushu's Higher Education Town. Some of the big names include Suzhou University Dushu Lake Campus, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, University of Science & Technology Research Institute of Suzhou China, Suzhou Research Institute of Nanjing University, Suzhou Research Institute of Southeast University, Suzhou Research Institute, Sichuan University, Renmin University of China and many, many more.
Admission fees and opening hours
Opening hours: all day.
Special points of interest
Egret Park, Dushu Lake Church, Dushu Lake Campus of Soochow University, Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, Suzhou Institute of USTC
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