LAKE DIANSHAN IN SHANGHAI MUNICIPALITY
Lake Dianshan belongs to the catchment of Lake Taihu. Situated in the coastal
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Some entertainment facilities are built on the east side of the lake, such as water-sports area, yacht club, golf course, fishing club, swimming pool, bowling alley, and shooting range, while on the west side is a juvenile camping base. An international-level resort area named Rainbow Island will be constructed on the south side.?
The Dianshan Lake Scenic Area is fringed with numerous historical sights, such as the sites of Songze Culture of 6,000 years ago and Fuquan Hill culture, whichare the earliest human inhabitations found in Shanghai. The lake also has a number of ancient constructions, including the Qinglong Temple, the Qinglong Tower, and the Mao Tower of the Tang Dynasty (618-907), the Puji Bridge and the Wan'an Bridge of the Song Dynasty (960-1279), the Baoguo Temple and the Fangsheng Bridge of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and the Qushui Garden and the Wanshou Tower of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Moreover, Zhujiajiao and Jinze, two famous towns south of the Yangtze River, are not far away from the lake.