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Mian Mountain

East of Fen River, Jiexiu 032000, China
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Mixed feelings: beautiful vistas and buildings but also ugly ones; not so easy to visit

This is about one hour drive South of Pingyao. You need to buy a ticket for 150 RMB or so to get... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2015
Seasondtraveller
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Paris
Extraordinary Experience

November 2014, after a day in Ancient City Pingyao, instead of hiring a guide, and or taxi, we took... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2014
KiMAGIC
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Toronto, Ontario
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4 weeks ago
“Not a cheap day but really nice outdoor”
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“Very special , beautiful and interesting series of tempkes”
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East of Fen River, Jiexiu 032000, China
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

This is about one hour drive South of Pingyao. You need to buy a ticket for 150 RMB or so to get access to the whole site, which is too vast to visit on foot. Buses run fairly frequently ferrying visitors from one part of...More

3  Thank Seasondtraveller
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Reviewed 21 December 2014

November 2014, after a day in Ancient City Pingyao, instead of hiring a guide, and or taxi, we took a train early morning to Jiexiu. It took about half an hour, and saved a lot of money. We paid 50 RMB to the taxi to...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

Made a day trip from Pingyao. Hostel organised a car for Y90 a person and the driver waited for us. No student discount for non Chinese students. It felt like the kind of place that could have been unpleasantly busy in peak season, but was...More

3  Thank Harriet K
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Reviewed 11 October 2014

As other reviewers have written - it's very hard to find information online about MianShan, but it is a very worthwhile trip to visit! We booked a hotel which I believed was at the entrance to the mountain scenic area with intention to arrive late...More

1  Thank Suzy D
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

I went on a major Chinese holiday, so it was PACKED, but it was really beautiful with buildings clinging to the mountain side. The walk up to the cave behind the waterfall was very crowded and not another westerner in sight, but worth it. Rather...More

Thank Roux
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Reviewed 15 November 2013

It's an amazing place with ancient temples built on to the side of huge cliffs on wooden stilts & cantilevers. Picturesque Canyon with a rivulet and Iron steps fixed to the side of the cliff & chain bridges leading to the top at around 1.6kM...More

3  Thank Chandra W
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

Transport: a pain. We tried and failed to get there by public transport; got to Jiexiu ok (8 am white bus outside the train station in Pingyao 9 RMB). We were then hounded constantly by taxi drivers who told us there was no bus and...More

5  Thank Wherrittsat
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Reviewed 15 June 2013

Was hard to find information on this mountain tourist area on the net because of name variations and was only visited by us when we decided to share the hotels car with a couple of kiwis(New Zealanders) but it was a highlight of our trip....More

10  Thank Greg P
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Reviewed 29 August 2012

Despite the pouring rain, this was a fun day walking up many flights of stairs to colorful rebuilt temples. My favorite was going up the slot canyon waterfalls by step-pylons in the rock walls.

1  Thank adrian_sojourner
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Reviewed 16 December 2011

I came across by chance of pictures of beautiful mountain with temples hanging along side of it and found out that it is called Mianshan Mountain, started searching about it, as I did not know even where was it located it, i just knew that...More

6  Thank Lazarela
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