Most of the lake region is located in Liyang City, under the jurisdiction of Changzhou. The region covers about 300 square kilometers, including two national reservoirs. The average depth of lake water is 10 meters with the deepest 28 meters.
The lake is protected by national laws and has achieved the second highest rating for the drinking water quality. The lake has been listed as one of the prestigious 4-AAAA tourist attraction sites since 2001 and is one of the best nature reserves in Jiangsu Province.
When visiting the lake, there are two things you might want to have a try: sample the tea, made from materials harvested around the lake area and mixed in with the lake water, and taste the fish, produced from the lake. Around the lake, there are also many historic sites that you can visit. Have fun by joining with other visitors in fishing, picking up tealeaves, and more.