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Top 10 Jogging Routes in Jiangsu with delightful views

Updated : 2015-07-13
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From San Francisco to Seoul, a running-fever is gripping city dwellers worldwide; and China is no exception. Jiangsu has some of the most attractive running routes in East China. Here are 10 of the best for you to explore.

Jinji Lake, Suzhou [Photo/jschina.com.cn]

Jinji Lake route in Suzhou

Total Length: 16km

As the biggest inner city lake in China, Jinji Lake provides an exciting view on any given day or night. The lakeside makes for an idyllic setting so run against a backdrop of rippling water and colorful lights.

The route circles the lake and is a moderate 16km in length. The route features plentiful rest points and is home to a musical fountain, Olive Bay and a commercial plaza. Buses and public bicycles are available along the route.

Lihu lake, Wuxi [Photo/jschina.com.cn]

Lihu Lake route in Wuxi

Total Length: 7km

The route's main scenic site, "The Light of Lihu Lake", sits at the crossroads of Huanhu road and Taihu avenue and provides a stunningly broad view of Du mountain and Chong mountain in Turtle Head Park. Jogging or simply walking around the lake can provide a tranquil end to a day's work.

Slender West Lake, Yangzhou [Photo/jschina.com.cn]

Slender West Lake route in Yangzhou

Total Length: 7.8km

Located in the northwest suburb of Yangzhou, Slender West Lake is a scenic area with enchanting lake scenery. With the government putting continuous efforts into renovation and restoration, it has now been developed into a natural resort with rich historic traces.

Walking along the lake, you will see willows accompanied by camilla, pomegranate, azalea, together dancing in the wind and sketching an image of typical spring in South China.

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