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Eastern China Sights

Three Pools Reflecting the Moon (Sāntányínyué)

  • Southern side of West Lake
  • Hangzhou
  • Island

Updated 05/28/2013

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Here you'll find walkways surrounding several large ponds, all connected by zigzagging bridges. Off the island's southern shore are three stone Ming Dynasty pagodas. During the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival, held in the middle of September, lanterns are lit in the pagodas, creating the three golden disks that give the island its name. Boats costing between Y35 and Y45 run between here and Solitary Hill Island.

Sight Information

Address:

Southern side of West Lake, Hangzhou, 310002, China

Sight Details:

  • Y45, includes boat ride
  • Daily 7–5:30

Updated 05/28/2013

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