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Weishan Lake Island

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: December 22, 2022


A bird's-eye view of Weishan Lake Island. [Photo/WeChat account: jnwhlyj]

Weishan Lake Island is a large inland island located in the center of Weishan Lake, which sits in Jining, East China's Shandong province.

The island is 6 kilometers long from east to west, 3 kilometers wide from north to south, has a maximum altitude of 91.6 meters and a total area of 9.6 square kilometers.

The island boasts stunning lake scenery and rich culture. In summer, lotus flowers race to bloom, presenting a poetic landscape for visitors. There are also temples and villages with unique styles on the island, which gives visitors a glimpse of Jining's natural resources and traditional culture.


The Railway Guerrillas Monument, which is located on Weishan Lake Island, was built in memory of elites who fought with the invader during the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1931-45). [Photo/WeChat account: jnwhlyj]


A pavilion on Weishan Lake Island displays distinct traditional Chinese architecture. [Photo/WeChat account: jnwhlyj]


Boats carrying visitors, fishermen and their ospreys float on Weishan Lake at sunset. [Photo/WeChat account: jnwhlyj]