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Encyclopedia > Inspiration Lake, Hong Kong
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Inspiration Lake (Chinese: 迪欣湖); official name The Inspiration Lake Recreation Centre (Chinese: 迪欣湖活動中心, Simplified Chinese: 迪欣湖活动中心) is a 12-hectare artificial lake located in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Image File history File links Please see the file description page for further information. ... The Inspiration Lake Recreation Centre(Chinese: 迪欣湖活動中心, abbr. ... Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiǎntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiǎnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... A reservoir (French: réservoir) is an artificial lake created by flooding land behind a dam. ... Pennys Bay is a bay in north-eastern Lantau Island, and is the site of the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, which consists of the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park, Disneyland Hotel and Disneys Hollywood Hotel. ... Lantau Island, Hong Kong 22° 16′ 14″ N, 113° 57′ 10″ E Lantau Island (based on the local old name of Lantau Peak 爛頭 Làntóu, Ragged Head; 大嶼山 pinyin: DàyÇ” shān, Cantonese: Tai yue shan, Big Island Mountain), also Lantao, is the largest island in Hong Kong, located...


The lake, officially opened on 16 August 2005, was created as part of Hong Kong Disneyland Resort as a dual-use project - for recreation and as an irrigation reservoir. August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Hong Kong Disneyland Resort (香港迪士尼樂園度假區) was built by the Government of Hong Kong and The Walt Disney Company and officially opened on September 12, 2005. ...


The park opens daily from 09:00 - 19:00; entrance is free.


Facilities

The entire Recreation Centre has a total area of about 30-hectares, and consists of the 12-hectare lake - the largest artificial lake in Hong Kong, a boat centre, arboretum, 1,500m jogging trail with exercise areas and a children's playground. The lake has a depth of between 60-100m; and features waterfall cascades and water fountains/jets capable of shooting up to 18m in height; and decorated with natural and man-made boulders plus some 4,800 trees and 430,000 shrubs. Paddle boats are available for hire at the boat centre; and changing room, toilet and a snack bar facilities are available on site. This article is about the large rocks known as boulders. ...


Transportation

The lake is approximately 15 minutes walking distance from Disneyland Resort MTR station and the Disneyland Resort Public Transport Interchange. It is served by the following franchised bus routes, jointly operated by Citybus and Long Win Bus Company: The platforms of the station. ... This article is about MTR as a metro system. ... The territory of Hong Kong has a highly developed and sophisticated transportation network, encompassing both public and private transport. ... Citybus is one of the three major bus operators in Hong Kong. ... Long Win Bus Company Limited (龍運巴士) provides bus services for northern Lantau Island (Tung Chung new town) and the Hong Kong International Airport. ...

  • R8 Lantau Link Toll Plaza - Disneyland - Inspiration Lake (from 09:00-19:00 daily)
  • R8A Disneyland Resort - Inspiration Lake

External links

  • Penny's Bay map
  • Background information on Hong Kong Disneyland (Hong Kong Government)

 
 

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