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Slim West Lake

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Slim West Lake is situated in the northwest suburb of Yangzhou City. It originally was a nature river course named Baozhang River. It is located to the west of the city and is slim in its shape, so people named it Slim West Lake.
Slim West Lake is 4.3 kilometers in total length with an area of over 30 hectares. The lake boasts many famous scenic spots, such as The Five-Pavilion Bridge is situated in the northwestern corner of the lake. It gained its name from the five pavilions built on it. This bridge possesses the characters of architecture in both Northern China and Southern China. Besides, it is also shows a harmonious combination of the garden architecture and bridge architecture. The White Pagoda, which is an imitation of Beihai White Pagoda in Beijing, lies south of the bridge.
The Xiao Jinshan Hill or Little Golden Hill, originally named Changchun Hill, is an islet in the lake with several buildings that sits in the middle of the lake, Zhen Banqiao's calligraphy of couplets can be seen there. The Wind Pavilion, located at the top of the hill, is the highest spot in this scenic area. The Long Dike is on the western bank of the lake, extending about one hundred meters from the entrance of the park to the Xiaojin Hill.
Dating from the Tang Dynasty, this manmade lake Slim West Lake lined with weeping willows and classic pavilions and is one of the most beautiful sights in Yangzhou. The park around the lake is landscaped as a classic Chinese style garden.
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