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Reviewed 1 August 2019

We visited here in April on a very cold day. Still this did not detract from the scenery. The lake was very picturesque and the history was amazing. We had a terrific guide who was a wealth of knowledge on the palaces etc.We also went...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank PSP-Adel
Reviewed 17 March 2019

Beautiful and serene lake off the Summer Palace. It was calm, clean and peaceful. The pictures you can take here are breathtaking.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank MsKiesha
Reviewed 24 February 2019 via mobile

Do check out the South Lake Island,as there are some photos (inside the chamber) of last empiror of Qing dynasty. Although it is a kind of replication, at least some connection to the palace and imagine how their living during that period. Bring along with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank laualex96
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

The lake was picturesque in the Summer palace and loved lotus growing here , nice peaceful walk alongst lake

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I’ve visited the lake before. But for this time I went to see lotus flowers. As lotus flowers open early in the morning and close by mid-day, we arrived at the East Gate a few minutes before the opening of the ticketing office. As soon...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RayParks
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This lake was formed by emperor Qianlong in 1750 as part of the summer palace . It is shallow and you can take a boat for fun sailing. A 17 arches bridge was built over it .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Kunming Lake is an artificial lake that covers just 2.2 square kilometers and surprisingly with an average depth of only about 1.5 metres and it covers about 3/4 of the Summer Palace grounds. As you arrive to visit the summer palace, you can see lots...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed 2 February 2018

This is a huge lake with parts being inside the summer palace. The long corridor actually built along the lake shore which made it more scenic. We strolled under the corridor and walked back along the lake, very relaxing.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed 21 November 2017

The lake inside the summer palace is handmade and a copy of the real Kunming lake. The summer palace consist in tree quarters of lake and the rest are buildings and park area. Great place for a pick nick a walk and some good pictures.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had a nice "dragon boat" ride to the summer palace across Kunming Lake. Nice crowds here, less pushing and shoving.

Date of experience: October 2017
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