The lotus leaves are infinite, and the lotus flowers are different. Xuanwu Lake is a famous punching place in Nanjing. It consists of five continents. In the spring, the cherry blossoms on Sakura Chau are flying and clear. In the summer, the lotus blossoms are blooming. From afar, it looks green and it is good for tourists to cool off. Going everywhere, the summer breath is bursting! The maple leaves in the autumn garden are also like the date. Although they are not as big as the large red maple in Qixia Mountain, they also have their own flavor. Not to mention the winter, the silver is wrapped like a silver bell.
There is more water in the south of the Yangtze River. It seems that every city has a lake as a tourist attraction. The most famous one is of course the West Lake in Hangzhou. As a free and open 5A-level scenic spot, West Lake is widely welcomed by tourists. This is the great wisdom of Hangzhou tourism. But in Nanjing, there is also a beautiful lake.
This lake in Nanjing is called Xuanwu Lake. The beauty of Xuanwu Lake is comparable to that of Hangzhou West Lake, and history and culture are even more heavy. The status of Xuanwu Lake is also closely related to the status of Nanjing. In the period of Nanjing as a capital, Xuanwu Lake mostly existed as an imperial garden.
Xuanwu Lake has a history of more than 2,000 years. It was called Houhu and Beihu in the ancient times. It was an imperial garden during the Six Dynasties. It was the seat of the Yellow Book Bank during the Ming Dynasty. It was a royal forbidden land. It was not opened until the end of the Qing Dynasty as a park and opened to the public.
Xuanwu Lake is nearly five miles away and is divided into Wuzhou (Huanzhou, Yingzhou, Lingzhou, Liangzhou, Cuizhou). The Zhouzhou Dyke Bridge is connected, and there is a mountain and water everywhere. The writer Ouyang Xiu once described Xuanwu Lake: "Jinling Momei is in Houhu; Qiantang Momei is in West Lake." Houhu is now the Xuanwu Lake.
When the Three Kingdoms Wu Wang Sunquan diverted water into the palace lake, Xuanwu Lake began to take shape of the lake. After Emperor Wendi destroyed Nanchen, he ordered the Nanjing City to be leveled, and Xuanwu Lake disappeared for the first time in this policy for more than two hundred years.
Drunk in the cherry blossom season, spring full of Xuanwu Lake, March 16th, Nanjing Xuanwu Lake Cherry Blossom Festival officially opened, Sakura Chau has a wide variety of cherry blossoms, the best period from the middle of March to the beginning of April is the cherry blossom viewing, Xuanwu Lake is currently There are 32 different kinds of cherry blossoms. The flowering period is divided into three types: early, middle and late. Early cherry will enter the flowering period in mid-March. There are big fishery cherry, sunshine cherry, first beauty cherry, etc., and cherry blossom enters in late March. In the flowering period, there are October cherry, moss clear water, dyed Yoshino, etc. The dyeing well Yoshino is the main variety of Xuanwu Lake, and the number is very large. When the flowering period is over, a large number of pink and white flowers will be formed, which is very spectacular.
Xuanwu Lake is a royal garden lake that lies at the foot of Mount Zhongshan. It is one of the "Three Great Lakes of Jiangnan", along with the Jiaxing South lake and Hangzhou West lake. The lake has five islets and numerous scenic spots and historical sites. When you take a boat or stroll around the lake, seasonal flowers can be seen. The combination of the lake and mountains form a beautiful landscape for visitors to enjoy.
Guopu Memorial Hall
Memorial HallExhibition Halls
Xuanwuhu Park (Cuizhou Gate)
Restaurants Near Xuanwu Lake
Jiang Nan Zao Chinese Restaurant (Shangri-La Hotel Nanjing)
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