We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Three Pools Mirroring the Moon

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Book In Advance
All photos (154)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
Open Now
Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Within Santanyinyue Islet, Xihu District, Hangzhou 310007, China
Ways to Experience Three Pools Mirroring the Moon
from US$130.81
More Info
Reviews (119)
Filter reviews
46 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews small island only accessible by boat took pictures beautiful sights interesting history rmb per person west lake boat trip pier boats symbol stroll tickets pathway autumn tourists xihu
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 46 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought the ticket in front of the Shangri-La hotel and hopped on a boat, which brought us to the three pools mirroring the moon island. Beautiful! From there we took the next boat to the park in front of the city. Note: the ticket...More

Thank Dino W
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Please note that you need to take a boat to visit the 3 small pagodas that imerge from the lake waters close to one of the islands.

Thank mgaivao
Reviewed 3 August 2018

It is a very nice experience to reach this small island on the west land and walk around for about 1 or 2 hours surrounded by the lavish greenery. Plenty of kiosks with food and drink too a bit pricey. SO pack your own snacks...More

5  Thank dralmorales
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Went here by boat and enjoyed walking around for an hour or two. Many of the signs were in English so it was possible to read a bit about the island. You can easily spend a few hours here. There are several kiosks selling drinks...More

Thank JellyBaby24
Reviewed 9 June 2018

This was the first stop on our boat ride on Xihu. It's a wonderful little islet and we spent well over an hour there. The architecture and greenery are really lovely. There were plenty of snacks too. Highly recommended.

Thank MamaAyinde
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Like the title says...there are so many people visiting this place all the time I have no idea when a good time to visit might be. By all rights this should be peaceful and deserted to enjoy it. We were surrounded by little kids blowing...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I had bought a keyring in Hangzhou whose symbol was the "3 pools mirroring the moon". So, intrigued by this, we made the short boat trip to this man-made island on the West Lake to witness this symbol up close. Fine - done it, seen...More

1  Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We took a boat ride from Huaquang by stopping on Xiao Ying Island ( Three Pools Mirroring the Moon) for a short tour and then took another boat to the museum pier at Bai Causeway. The stroll around the island was impressive and you could...More

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

This island is only accessible by boat which offers in normal and luxury size, not those you need to raft by yourself. After reaching the island you can choose which pier you wanna leave to. It was an interesting island though when I went there...More

Thank Angel N
Reviewed 15 December 2017

This place you can see pretty lakes, trees. If you not in a hurry, you can slowly walk and enjoy the view. Everywhere you can take a photo. 這裡的湖和樹都很美,如果你不趕行程,建議慢慢走和觀賞,到處都可以拍照。 It is good for small group of family trip, solo trip, couple trip. 很適合小家庭,單獨旅行和情侶一起旅行。 Highly recommend...More

Thank Angela L
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 2,631 nearby hotels
Zhejiang Xizi Hotel
217 reviews
.70 km away
LiuYing Hotel West Lake Hangzhou
13 reviews
.90 km away
West Lake State Guesthouse
149 reviews
1.15 km away
GreenTree Inn Hangzhou West Lake Leifeng Pagoda Express Hotel
4 reviews
1.19 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,954 nearby restaurants
HangZhou ZhiWeiGuan .Wei Zhuang (YangGongDi)
114 reviews
1.20 km away
Slim 's New york steak &burger(Nanshan)
72 reviews
1.31 km away
XiHu GuoBinGuan ZiWei Ting
11 reviews
1.16 km away
YuLing Long
17 reviews
1.14 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 450 nearby attractions
West Lake (Xi Hu)
7,077 reviews
.88 km away
Prince Bay Park
308 reviews
1.08 km away
Gu Shan (Solitary Hill)
445 reviews
1.35 km away
Su Causeway
276 reviews
1.53 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Three Pools Mirroring the Moon staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines