太湖 Taihu Lake
Taihu Lake, the third largest freshwater lake in China, has an area of 2,425 km2 and lies at the juncture of Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces.
There are 48 islets and 72 peaks in the lake area. The lake and the mountains set each other off delightfully. It has a reputation of "the most graceful lake under heaven"
The Taihu Lake Plain has a mild and moist climate, fertile soil and a network of waterways that create "a land of fish and rice".
Nearby are such famous cities as Suzhou and Wuxi.