Molimiao Sand Lake Scenic Area
Introduction to the tourist spot
Known as “West Lake in Tongliao” and “Pearl on Sand”, the scenic area has lush pasture, stout and strong sheep, beautiful sight, singing birds and fragrant flowers. At present, Molimiao Sand Lake Scenic Area has not only won fame both at home and abroad for the largest desert reservoir in Asia and the long man-made sandbank in the world, but also attracted tourists for the mysterious Moli Temple and beautiful scenery as “Pearl on Sand”. It also has the famous Eight Scenes of Sand Lake, namely, Moli Temple, Eight Willows Ground, Green Lotus Pool, Xiangshui Bridge, Turtle Pool Island, South Sea Peninsula, Bird’s Nest Archipelago and Arctic Water Restaurant. The local and national characteristics are very attractive for tourists, such as Mongolian yurts and Fish Feast. This bright pearl on sand lake is the proud of people in Tongliao, and a special scenic area in north of the Great Wall. Every year, about 200,000 to 300,000 tourists from China or aboard visit here.