Picturesque views of Zhejiang Province's Moon Lake
CGTN

Nestled in Ningbo, eastern China's Zhejiang Province, the Moon Lake - known as Yuehu in Chinese - has taken on a picturesque look for the winter. The natural landscapes integrate harmoniously with the surrounding ancient pavilions, bringing visitors a sense of peace and tranquility.

An aerial view of the Moon Lake Park in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. /VCG Photo

An aerial view of the Moon Lake Park in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. /VCG Photo

An aerial view of the pavilions in the Moon Lake Park. /VCG Photo

An aerial view of the pavilions in the Moon Lake Park. /VCG Photo

An aerial photograph of the Moon Lake in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. /VCG Photo

An aerial photograph of the Moon Lake in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. /VCG Photo

The scenery of the  Moon Lake Park in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. /VCG Photo

The scenery of the  Moon Lake Park in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. /VCG Photo

The Moon Lake Park in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. /VCG Photo

The Moon Lake Park in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. /VCG Photo

Tourists go boating on the Moon Lake. /VCG Photo 

Tourists go boating on the Moon Lake. /VCG Photo 

Yellow wintersweets in full bloom in the Moon Lake Park. /VCG Photo

Yellow wintersweets in full bloom in the Moon Lake Park. /VCG Photo

A visitor takes pictures of the wintersweets. /VCG Photo

A visitor takes pictures of the wintersweets. /VCG Photo

The Moon Lake is often considered to be the West Lake of Ningbo by local people. It is a place of calm and serenity, offering a momentary escape from busy city life.  

You can easily enjoy a leisurely stroll in the park as it is completely free of charge. The shimmering lake water and the fragrance of the blooming wintersweets will get you immersed in the beauty of nature. 

(Cover Photo: An aerial view of the Moon Lake in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province. /VCG Photo)