Róng Lake (literally, Banyan Lake), named for an ancient Chinese banyan on its shore, and Shān Lake are an oasis of calm in the urban...
Literally Fir Lake, Shān Lake, together with its neighbour Róng Lake , was once part of a city moat.
Sun & Moon Twin Pagodas
Elegantly embellishing the scenery of Shān Lake (杉湖; Shān Hú), the Sun and Moon Twin Pagodas, beautifully illuminated at night, are the...
Looking like a greenhouse with colourful armchairs, this peaceful cafe by the picturesque Róng Lake offers a lovely getaway from the...
A modern restaurant jam-packed with middle-class locals who come for the generously plated wild boar, rabbit and cured meat dishes. If...
Róng Hú; 榕湖 · interesting places nearby
South Gate information
On the northern shore of Róng Lake , and strikingly illuminated at night, the South Gate (南门; Nán Mén) is the only surviving section of the original Song-dynasty city wall (城墙; chéng qiáng ). The area is abuzz with activity and is a good place to watch locals practising taichi, calligraphy and dancing.