East Lake, Wuhan University
Located in the east of Wuhan, Hubei Province, the East Lake in Wuhan University is the largest city lake in China which covers an area of 33 square kilometers. It is built in the ancient style of the Chu state, as Hubei Province is the birth place of Chu culture. The famous scenic spots include Xingyin Pavilion, Lisao Stele, Chu Heaven Platform and Chu Talent Park, Quyuan Statue and Quyuan Memorial.
Due to its winding banks and crisscrossing ponds, the East Lake is also called "a lake with 99 bays". Along the bank, the major scenic spots include the Mo Hill (Millstone Hill), Luoyan (Diving Wild Goose), Chuidi (Playing Flutes), Tingtao (Listening to Surging Waves), Baima (White Horse) and Luohong Hills (Luojia Hills and Hong Hills).
Besides the charming scenery, the East Lake also boasts incredible recreational facilities such as the ropeway, yachts, tandem bikes and play ground for children.
Transportation: take bus No. 14, 578, 701 or 777 and get off at East Lake stop.