Mengquan Lake

Mengquan Lake, 蒙泉湖, also called Niujiaodang Lake", is located in Mengquan Town, south of Shimen County. Lying at the junction of Cili County, Shimen County,and Taoyuan County, Mengquan Lake is a part of  the 48-Village Scenic Area.
The name “Mengquan” was written by Huang Tingjian, the famous calligrapher in the Song Dynasty (908-1227). According to legend, with the word “Mengquan” in the hall, it can protect the place from fire. According to legend, when Huang Tingjian, a poet and painter in north Song Dynasty passed this place and sought temporary lodging in Huashan Temple, he saw the clean spring of Long Pool and wrote two words “Mengquan”. Later, a pavilion was built and a stele carved with “Mengquan” was kept there. It became famous and got the “Mengquan”.
Mengquan Lake is a beautiful place for fishing,birding and spending holiday. In the lake, there are many islands, with many aigrettes living there. Along the lake, the forests are seldom visited by people, being a kingdom for boar and other wild animals and birds.

Travel Tips
Add: Mengquan Town, south of Shimen County, Hunan Province
Entrance Fee: CNY 30
Opening Hours: 08:00-18:00
Visiting Hours : 2-4 hours

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