Videos about lake, China

YanQi Lake 雁栖湖 at dusk, HuaiRou, BeiJing

YànQī Hú lies about 60 kilometers north of Beijing city, near Huáiróu.

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QianHai 前海 Lake, central BeiJing

Lotus Lane is a charming place to wander and a lively place in the evening to dine and listen to live music ...

Often mis-named as HouHai, which is actually another lake immediately to the north, these lakes form part of ShiChaHai, once the docks at the northern end of the Grand Canal from HangZhou. To the south lies BeiHai and JingShan Parks and to the north, the Drum and Bell Towers; east from there lies NanLuoGuXiang, a largely pedestrianized hutong filled with craft and speciality shops and cafes.

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The beautiful YuanMingYuan 圆明园 Park, Beijing

From the ashes of Western imperialism, the first Summer Palace, close by the 'new' Summer Palace (YiHeYuan), is still an enchanting place of natural beauty and Chinese garden arts ...

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ChangBai Mountain 长白山

ChangBai Mountain, ChangBaiShan ('Ever White Mountain'), is located in the south east of JiLin province, on the border between China and North Korea.

The mountain is actually a volcano, with a height of 2,744 meters (9,000 feet), the highest mountain in north east China. ChangBai Mountain TianChi is the deepest lake in China, which was formed after a massive eruption in the year 946 and is about 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) wide; technically, this is called a caldera. The origin of the name comes from the altitude - 'The Lake of Heaven'. TianChi is surrounded by 16 mountains, which makes the lake just like a gorgeous emerald among them.

The average temperature here is about −24 °C (−11 °F) in January, and 10 °C (50 °F) in July, remaining below freezing for eight months of the year.

Great films by Sticker Travel ...

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SuZhou Encounter 邂逅姑苏

A beautiful film from JiangSu province, east China ...

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Includes scenes from TaiHu Lake Scenic Area, just to the west of SuZhou.

 

SuZhou - A city for the poetic life 苏州:诗意生活

A wonderful animation in traditional Chinese painting style ...

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The classical gardens, temples and canals of SuZhou

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West Lake 西湖 boat trip, HangZhou 杭州

ZheJiang province. Xī Hú is a fresh water lake with the city on side. There are numerous temples, pagodas, gardens, bridges and artificial islands within and around the lake. West Lake is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as an outstanding example of Chinese garden arts and the guiding principle of harmony between human and nature.

ShiChaHai 什刹海 scenes, BeiJing

The three lakes here - XiHai, HouHai and QianHai - were where boats from HangZhou would dock after travelling the Grand Canal. There are still some hutongs in this area, just north of BeiHai Park, which has become a lively destination, especially in the evenings around the lakes.

Dali 大理, YunNan province - Travelogue

A fascinating, hour plus documentary by CCTV's Travelogue (from the English language CCTV9 channel). Dali is a four and a half hours drive from KunMing, the provincial capital of YunNan in south China, or forty minutes by air. By rail it is also connected to nearby LiJiang. We haven't posted a Travelogue for a couple of years, but are very happy to say that it is back to its best - intelligent presenter and beautiful cinematography. Highly recommended. Inhabited predominantly by the Bai and Yi ethnic groups. 1 : Dali Old Town 1/1 In this segment, presenter Katrina Yu tours the artistic cobblestone streets of the Old Town, meeting adventurous travelers along the way -- and shows where you can party with musical locals at night. 1/2 Katrina sails across the serenely beautiful ErHai Lake, enjoying a taste of ethnic Bai culture along the way. She also gets a lesson in an ancient handcraft and peeks inside a luxurious lakeside guesthouse. 1/3 Katrina strolls through the surrounding grounds of Dali's iconic Three Pagodas, and shows audiences the breath-taking view from the top of the soaring CangShan Mountains. 2 : The outskirts of Dali 2/1 Katrina hikes the holy paths of JiZu Mountain, one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in China, and discovers the historic temples which have given the area the nickname of "scented wonderland" 2/2 Katrina visits the traditional ethnic Bai village of XinHua. Join her as she is treated to a colorful 'Eight bowl' Bai banquet and gets a lesson in an age-old handicraft from a master silver maker. 2/3 Katrina wanders through the ancient town of ShaXi. Join her as she savors the sights and tastes of the bustling weekly market, and finds out how this age-old center has succeeded in becoming a modern tourist destination while maintaining its old-world charm. 3 : The 'thousand year old' village of NuoDeng, deep in rural Dali 3/1 Katrina and the crew arrive at the hillside village. They get a taste of Nuodeng's famous salted ham and meet a local man whose character is just as interesting as the temple he guards. 3/2 Katrina visits a unique family museum, and has her pulse checked at a guesthouse where the owners offer holistic health treatments as well as accommodation. 3/3 Katrina plays teacher and student for a day, getting a lesson in local culture at Nuodeng's lively primary school.

The beautiful XuanWu park in NanJing 南京 - video

Based around a large lake with a perimeter of 15 kilometers. In JiangSu province.

Resorts at the beautiful TianMu Lake 天目湖

YuShui Hot Spring and NanShan Bamboo Sea. TianMu Lake (天目湖) lies about 8 kilometers south of the city of LiYang in JiangSu province. The lake and surroundings is a nature reserve and conservation area.

The beautiful `Thousand Island Lake` 千岛湖

QianDao Hu, ZheJiang province; not far from HangZhou ...

Beautiful landscapes around ChongQing 重庆

Mountains, gorges, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, forests, geoparks, nature reserves, national parks and scenic spots. A wonderful film by ChongQing TV (a 25 minute excerpt from the full hour-long video).

BeiYan and NanYan hutongs by HouHai Lake, BeiJing 北京

ShiChaHai, central BeiJing.

A day at the West Lake 西湖 in HangZhou 杭州

A beautiful place for sightseeing, hiking, cycling, boating and relaxing ... HangZhou is the provincial capital of ZheJiang province in eastern China. It lies around 180 kilometres (110 miles) southwest of Shanghai. The beautiful West Lake is its best-known tourist attraction.

A trip to West Lake 西湖, HangZhou

West Lake (Xi Hu) is a famous fresh water lake located in the center of HangZhou, provincial capital of ZheJiang in east China. The lake is divided by a number of causeways and there are numerous temples, pagodas and other scenic spots dotted around. West Lake has influenced poets and painters in China, Korea and Japan throughout centuries for its beauty, historical relics and garden/landscape design, with its harmony of human construction and nature. West Lake was desclared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2011.

QingHai lake 青海湖 and plateau

With CCTV's Travelogue ...

The BeiJing 北京 Botanical Garden

At the foothills of the Western Hills in the suburbs of west BeiJing.

Boating through lotuses, BeiHai Park 北海公园, BeiJing

South east section of the lake.

The beautiful QingHai Lake 青海湖

QīngHǎi Hú, in QingHai province, lies in a depression on the Tibetan Plateau. The lake is 3,200 meters above sea level and salty though fed by three rivers. It is an important migratory stop-over for many birds. Surrounded first by lush grasslands then mountains, it is one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

Beautiful BeiHai Park 北海公园, BeiJing

BeiHai Park, in central Beijing close to the Forbidden City, is one of the oldest and most authentically preserved imperial gardens in China. BeiHai Park is an excellent living example of the ancient Chinese art of landscaped gardens with artificial hills, pavilions, halls, temples and covered corridors blended with trees, hills and the lake in a harmony of man and nature. Indeed, BeiHai Park is like a mini Summer Palace in the heart of Beijing. The white dagoba atop the hill on the island of the lake is one of the famous landmarks of Beijing. Don't miss : Passing through the temple up to the white dagoba Exploring the many other features dotted around the slopes of the hill Visiting the hidden gems on the north side of the park - the Peaceful Heart Studio with its ponds, pavilions and rock gardens, the Heavenly King Hall, the Nine Dragon Screen, DaCiRen Hall and the Pavilion of One Thousand Happinesses. Pictures 1 Pictures 2

LongTan Park 龙潭公园, BeiJing 北京

Longtan Park is located about 1.5 km east of the Temple of Heaven. Next to the west side of Longtan Park is the Beijing Amusement Park that features a ferris wheel and other rides. LongTan ('Dragon Pond') Park features the large Dragon Lake, with 'moon bridges', weeping willows, rock gardens, dragon boats, tea houses and restaurant, winding jogging track, exercise areas and play areas for children. There is also a beautifully curving pavilion with a dragon roof and pillars decorated with golden spiralled dragons. Indeed, the dragon motif is featured in many places throughout Longtan Park. This is a prime site for the Lantern Festival in Beijing when the whole park is illuminated with large colorful lanterns.

The Botanical Garden, BeiJing 北京植物园

Beijing Botanical Garden, close to XiangShan Park at the foot of the Western Fragrant Hills, was established in 1955. There are many features, including a lake, the Perennial Garden, Peony Garden, Ornamental Peach Garden, Orchid House, Desert Garden House, Exhibition Flower House and numerous gardens featuring camellias, bamboo, tree peonies, ornamental cherries and many others. There is also a memorial garden for Cao Xue Qin, famous for writing the literary classic 'Story of the Stone'. Don't miss: The 10,000 square meter conservatory. The sunken rose garden with large musical fountains. The WoFoSi ('Sleeping Buddha') Temple and the teahouse to the west and north of it (towards the mountain).

Boating on BeiHai Park 北海公园 lake, BeiJing - video

Filmed in October 2010.

Sunset boating in BeiHai Park 北海公园, BeiJing

Filmed in October 2010.

Sunset at the Summer Palace 颐和园, BeiJing - video

Filmed during October 2010.

Early morning at QianHai 前海 Lake, BeiJing

About 7am. QianHai is the lake between HouHai and BeiHai Park (across Di'AnMen street) and includes Lotus Lane along the south west side, with lake-side bars and dining. XiHai, HouHai and QianHai are collectively known as ShiChaHai. All three have interesting places to eat and drink, and are particularly popular at night. Between HouHai and QianHai lies the ancient JinDing bridge (JinDing Qiao); from the east side one can follow the interesting pedestrianised lane YanDaiXie Jie to the Drum and Bell Towers. Parallel to QianHai a little further east lies Nan LuoGuXiang.

The Summer Palace lake, BeiJing 北京

The beautiful KunMing Lake at YiHeYuan ...

Sunset over the mountains, BeiJing 北京

At the Summer Palace in Beijing. Filmed in October 2010.

Boating through lotuses, BeiHai Park 北海公园, BeiJing - video

BěiHǎi GōngYuán. Lotuses are best July to September.

QingHai Lake 青海湖 - a beautiful music video

QingHai province The group is called HAYA, together with singer DaiQing Tana, and the song is in both mandarin and mongolian. The song is based on a QingHai folk tune. Beautiful in every way ...

A tour of SuZhou 苏州, JiangSu province - video

SuZhou, an exquisite water town, lies on the banks of the YangTse river and next to TaiHu lake. SuZhou is 45 minutes from Shanghai by train. This film includes the classical gardens and the SuZhou Art Museum.

New arrivals at QingHai Lake - video

Nice footage of a young family of our feathered friends ...

Views of the Summer Palace 頤和園 lake, BeiJing

Filmed in spring 2009.

TaiHu 太湖 Lake in autumn, JiangSu province

With CCTV's Travelogue ...

PoYang Lake 襄阳湖 scenery, JiangXi province

The largest fresh water lake in China and an important stop over for migrating birds. Beautiful nature ...

Pleasure boat ride at LongTan Park, BeiJing 北京

A two-seat, battery-powered small boat that one can hire for an hour's sail around the lake.

A trip to the Summer Palace 颐和园 (11) - video

Filmed during the National Day holiday week, October 2009. Features boating on the lake.

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