Exploring Jianhu Lake at Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, SW China

Jianhu Lake, meaning "sword lake," is a plateau lake and wetland in southwest China's Yunnan Province. It is located in Jianchuan County of Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture. Although its name could be literally translated to "sword lake," the lake is in the shape of a crescent. It is on one of the major migration routes for migratory birds in China. The clean water and the surrounding wetlands are resting spots for many precious bird species.

About 'Go! Yunnan' series:

Yunnan Province in southwest China boasts spectacular natural landscapes, biodiversity and diverse ethnic groups. Among China's 56 ethnic groups, 25 are in Yunnan. This livestream series takes you on a tour to six cities or autonomous prefectures in Yunnan and to see the little-known food, scenery and folk customs. Stay tuned for our upcoming livestreams!

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