South Lake Island(Nanhu Island) lies in the southeast of Kunming Lake. It is the largest island in the Summer Palace.
The Seventeen-Arch Bridge is the only connection to this Island.
There are Hanxu Hall, Wangyan (Looking-at-the-Eaves) Pavilion, Dragon King Temple, and other structures. Hanxu Hall is the major construction on the island; Wangyan Pavilion was the site from which to inspect navy drills; and the Dragon King Temple, which changed its name to “Guangrun Lingyu Temple” (Widely-Moistening Fancy-Rain Temple), was employed to pray for rain.