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Address: Lipian District, Dali 671000, China
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No Historical Value But Fun

Without a fix itinerary, the first thing I wanted to visit is the Tian Long Ba Bu movie city which is located uphill near the ancient city. Inside the movie city, immediately... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 May 2015
Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Our group arrive about 15:00. There are a small show with traditional Chinese Music , dancing..... You can get dress like KING or Queen or....... This place seem like good for Asia or Chinese.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The place is very worn down. Condition looks very bad, broken paper lantern, smelly toilet, torn wood etc. looks like nobody is up keeping the place.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This was the only disappointment during our visit to Dali. The entrace fee is 52 RMB and it gives you nothing in return but a tacky and messy look at an attempt to create a filmy atmosphere. The minority handicrafts that should be for sale there were more of the same junk you find all over the region (pashmina, selfie... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

Without a fix itinerary, the first thing I wanted to visit is the Tian Long Ba Bu movie city which is located uphill near the ancient city. Inside the movie city, immediately went to look for a costume rental shop where for RMB30 per outfit, you get dressed up including headpiece and ancient clothes seen in well known period movies.... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

A fake ancient city that especially built for movie set few years back, the place is open for public to visit now. If you have ever watch those popular China martial art movie/drama, you sure will familiar with those drama/movie set. We take donkey cart to get up to the highest place, you can see the full view of Dali... More 

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Penang, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2012

Go if you have time to spare, otherwise give it a miss. It is built for a television series with no historical value. About 30 mins from town.Entrance fee about Rmb 52. A very huge place but some of it are dipilidated because of neglect.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

No interest here, however you will have to buy the ticket if you want to take the cable car to Cangshan... not much to see there as this is not an historic site but artificially built for the film industry.

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