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This is largely thanks to the West Lake (Xihu), a natural lagoon formed some 2,000 years ago as the tidal waters of the Qiantang River gradually silted up. West Lake is a large freshwater lake, bordered on three sides by hills. Its banks and islands are blanketed with small gardens and temples.
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