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Address: On the Minjiang River at the west of Dujiangyan, Dujiangyan 611830, China
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The historical irrigation system dates back to the 3rd century B.C and...

The historical irrigation system dates back to the 3rd century B.C and still functions.

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ancient irrigation system still being used today

We were in the area primarily for the pandas but had half a day more to spend so we went to see the ancient irrigation system which travel sites say was one of the primary... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in the area primarily for the pandas but had half a day more to spend so we went to see the ancient irrigation system which travel sites say was one of the primary architectures to revolutionize irrigation systems and is surprisingly still being used today. The place is near the city center and taking a taxi from the... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really liked Dujiangyan, an ancient town that was an important staging post in the Tea Horse Road to Tibet. We would have liked to have had more than a night there to take in the sights (eg Mt Qincheng) slowly, rather than to be in a rush. After Chengdu it was very peaceful. I imagine you want to see... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This river water supply water for whole of Chengdu and design is remarkable. Seeing is believing and kudos to them. Worth our time and knowing how it was made really appreciate it. Thank you

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In dujiangyan the mighty rocky minshan mountain range give way to fertile and green foothills along the course river min flows. Lin beng of Qin dynasty (200 bc ) was the mind behind the irrigation system. the river has been harnessed through the irrigation system to get bounty to the region. isn't is amazing that 2000 years back a irrigation... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The English audio guide for 40 RMB with a 100 RMB deposit per person is not worth the money. Instead I recommend reading about Dujiangyan on the Internet before visiting to know about the map, design and construction and to understand the water hydraulics about how the Minjiang River was split and diverted to control flooding and irrigation over 2,200... More 

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We were very excited to visit Dujiangyan after reading about its historical significance to success of Sichuan. Sadly all of the ingenious methods of redirecting the water flow has been completely replaced with concrete dams and flood barriers. The ancient engineering concept for which the place was founded upon is no longer evident, the last remnants removed a couple of... More 

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

Drove up to Dujiangyan from Chengdu and arrived in the late morning for a day trip to the area. No advance planning was made. The area is filled with historical sites. The long walk around the area is rewarded by excellent scenic views with lots of scenic photography opportunities.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

On vacation with a colleague in Dujiangyan, who desperately wanted to visit the Panda Research Centre, we were told by a kind hotel staff member that the South Bridge (Nan Qiao, 南桥) was a popular place to visit. Arriving late afternoon, it was early evening by the time we got going. We caught a taxi by the bus stop very... More 

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

We stayed 3 days in Chengdu (temple House) and 4 days at Six Senses (Qingchengdhan) and caught the bullet train to transfer out. We preferred Six Senses and Dujiangyan is a quick 15 minutes from the hotel. You don't need a guide. Just hop in a cab from Six Senses... in my view best way to see this is take... More 

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Reviewed 4 February 2017

It was a bit raining, but we did have a great time there. Require to walk a lot but you have choice to chose shuttle bus, of course we pay extra

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