Mochou Hu Park (Mochou Hu Gongyuan) [莫愁湖公园]

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  • Address:35 Hanhzongmen Dajie, Nanjing
  • Getting there: No.5 (Xinjeikou to Mochou Hu)
  • Contact: 025-86613724      
  • Opening hours: 05.00-21.00
  • Updated: Feb 17, 2011
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This park was built to commemorate the story of Lady Mochou, a beautiful woman who is supposed to have lived during the Northern and Southern Dynasties . Visitors to the park often hear two versions of a legend surrounding Lady Mochou. According to one story, she married a rich man in order to raise the money for her father's funeral. Stuck in an unhappy marriage, she committed suicide and turned into a lake. The other version is more romantic - she loved her husband so deeply that she could not bear to be parted from him. When he went on a trip one day, she missed him so much that she killed herself, and thus turned into the lake. Tourists usually stop off at this park en r...

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This park was built to commemorate the story of Lady Mochou, a beautiful woman who is supposed to have lived during the Northern and Southern Dynasties . Visitors to the park often hear two versions of a legend surrounding Lady Mochou. According to one story, she married a rich man in order to raise the money for her father's funeral. Stuck in an unhappy marriage, she committed suicide and turned into a lake. The other version is more romantic - she loved her husband so deeply that she could not bear to be parted from him. When he went on a trip one day, she missed him so much that she killed herself, and thus turned into the lake. Tourists usually stop off at this park en route to the Nanjing Massacre Museum, while locals go there for a respite from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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