Wuhan East Lake

East Lake (Dong Hu) Wuhan:

Good morning all,
today is Sunday, the 4th of April.
It is a sunny spring morning and time to enjoy the beautifull Chinese lakes and shores

We will start from the Huazhong University of Science and technology:


That's something completely different from Group T!

Actually the lake is located in the Wuchang District which is part of the Wuhan perfecture.
The distance to travel won't be far: Route

The East Lake is the largest lake inside a city in China and has lot of scenic spots along its shore.
The total area of Wuchang is 82,4 square kilometers of which the lake is covering an area of 33 square kilometres (which is 40 %).
Because of its winding banks and crisscrossing ponds and brooks, it is called 'a lake with 99 bays'.


Over 70 various constructions were built along the lake, including pavilions, terraces, and towers,
together with more than 2 million species of trees.

Like this five story pagode.


The Moshan hill with
- the Chu tower:


- and a replica of the Chu Gate:


Also famous is the Plum garden for its beautiful Blossoms, the Xingyin (poet) Pavilion, …

Interested in more touristic information? Wikipedia Wuhan and Wuhan Donghu

For some motion pictures go to China on TV

Also sources: China travel

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