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    Tourist Spots >> Tai Lake | 太湖
    [ Suzhou -- Jiangsu ]
    update: 2/22/2017
    Tai Lake, Taihu Three white, Taihu pearl, Taihu crab, 太湖, 太湖三白,太湖珍珠,太湖蟹
    Tai Lake is located in the south of the Yangtze Delta. It is one of the five biggest fresh water lakes in China and forms the border between Zhejiang and Jiangsu province. The city of Wuxi is on its north bank, the south bank is the city of Huzhou, the west bank is Yixing and Suzhou is on the east bank. The area of the lake is 2427.8 square kilometers and the water area is 2338.1 square kilometers. It is about 2 meters deep on average.
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    Description 
    Tai Lake is located in the south of the Yangtze Delta. It is one of the five biggest fresh water lakes in China and forms the border between Zhejiang and Jiangsu province. The city of Wuxi is on its north bank, the south bank is the city of Huzhou, the west bank is Yixing and Suzhou is on the east bank. The area of the lake is 2427.8 square kilometers and the water area is 2338.1 square kilometers. It is about 2 meters deep on average. Taihu is located in a subtropical region with a humid monsoon climate. There are over 90 islands  in the lake with sizes ranging from just a few square meters to several square kilometers. Tai Lake is linked to the renowned Grand Canal and is the origin of a number of rivers, including Suzhou River. In recent years, with the development of surrounding regions, Tai Lake has been suffering from various kinds of pollution.
     
    There are many nature reserves around Tai Lake. Some of the more famous ones in the Suzhou region are Yuantouzhu Park, Mudu Scenic Area, Guangfu Scenic Area, Dongshan Scenic Area, Luzhi Scenic Area, Tongli Scenic Area and many more.
     
    Admission fees and opening hours
    Opening hours: all day
    Admission: free, though the famous nature reserves around Tai Lake such as Tongli Scenic Area do charge a fee
     
    Special points of interest
    Taihu Three white, Taihu pearl, Taihu crab
     
    景点介绍
    太湖位于长江三角洲的南缘,是中国五大淡水湖之一,横跨江、浙两省,北临无锡,南濒湖州,西依宜兴,东近苏州。太湖湖泊面积2427.8平方公里,水域面积为2338.1平方公里,湖深约2米。太湖地处亚热带,气候温和湿润,属季风气候。太湖拥有90多个大小不等的岛屿,从几平方米到几平方千米。太湖与大运河相连,是众多河流的起源,包括苏州河。近些年,随着周边地区经济的发展,太湖饱受污染的威胁。
     
    太湖周围有很多自然风景区,包括无锡鼋头渚,木渎景区,光福景区,东山景区,甪直景区,同里景区等。
     
    景点票价 ,开放时间
    开放时间:全天
    门票:免费,太湖周边著名自然景区(如同里)收门票
     
    景点特色  
    太湖三白,太湖珍珠,太湖蟹
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