Shouxi Lake

Located in Yangzhou city, in the province of Jiangsu, Shouxi Lake is famous for having a slender and sophisticated beauty that combines distinct characteristics of the South and North Chinese garden designs. Shouxi’s grandeur is believed to come from the Northern influence while its intricacy originated from the Southern taste.

The 5-kilometer-long lake is a famous scenic spot of the city. As the lake is narrow and long compared with the West Lake in Hangzhou and beautiful in its own way, it is called Shouxi Lake, which means "slender west lake.