In pics: Appreciate Pipa Lake's beauty during winter

( Updated: 2022-12-08

Pipa Lake, which is located in the northwest area of Heshan town in Ningyang county, Tai'an, boasts amazing scenery during winter. The lake got its name for appearing in the shape of a pipa – a Chinese flute with four strings.

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The calmness of Pipa Lake and the distant mountains mirror each other harmoniously, forming a tranquil winter scene in Tai'an, Shandong province. [Photo provided to]

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A boat flows slowly on the surface of Pipa Lake in Tai'an at nightfall as a fiery sunset reflects off of the surface of the water. [Photo provided to]

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Boats and green trees decorate Pipa Lake's bright blue surface. [Photo provided to]