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Dianshan Lake

 Shanghai Attractions

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Introduction to Dianshan Lake (淀山湖)

Shanghai Dianshan Lake gained its name from Dianshan Mountain located at the middle of the lake. Upon the mountain are Sangu Ancestral Temple and Aofeng Tower. Dianshan Lake is crystal clear and has beautiful scenery like the water towns.

The eastern bank of the lake has a yacht club, golf course, swimming pool and other facilities. On the western bank there is a camping area and to the south there is Rainbow Island. There are numerous historical sites that remain in the scenic area, this can be dated back 6,000 years ago and is said to be earliest human habitation in Shanghai.

The opening of the Sun Island Resort has been one of the main highlights of visiting Dianshan Lake. For those who want to escape the touring the busy city of Shanghai for a more tranquil environment Sun Island Resort is ideal and is only one hour away from Shanghai. There is a wide range of activities from golfing, horse riding, carting and group building activities. For those who need some personal time and TLC there is a traditional Chinese medicine spa which is great for visitors that need relaxing time. 

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Dianshan Lake Scenic Area, Qingpu DistrictShanghai

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Main Sights

Sun and Moon Island, Sun Island Resort, Rainbow Island, Aquatic Sport Waters

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Travel Information

Admission: Free

Opening Hours: Open All Day

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1. Take Qingshang Bus to reach Dianshan Lake.

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Travel Tips 

1. Avoid visiting Dianshan Lake during school holidays and Golden Week in October as there will be large numbers of local tourists.



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