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This is a world heritage site that is more than 2000 years old that is still working and providing irrigation for farmers in Sichuan to this day. It may be partly responsible for the laid back world view locals have that causes them to be...More
Not only is this place actually very entertaining, it is also very scenic and very important to Chinese history. This is a beautiful area surrounded by mountains and rivers that divert around a temple complex. Their is an interesting and exciting suspension bridge you can...More
Went to Dujiangyan from Chengdu on a day trip booked with Greatway Tour. Our guide was Sophie, she was amazing. So was the irrigation system. Amazing that this system still works after being built more than 2000 years ago. We visited the temple, the cable...More
History, geography, biology, all is kept in this ancient site about 60km out of Chengdu. Took a day trip here to see the site and stroll around. Overwhelming, beautiful, full of people. Just some words that come to mind! Do buy a ticket to get...More
By chance I met a taxi driver who drove me to and fro (from Chengdu to Dujiangyan) and I spent more than 6 hours walking and enjoying the views at the different places! Saw the sunset view from the postcards sold there, it was really...More
The UNESCO site is about 1.5 hour drive from chengdu city center. But when you arrive there and see such a great ancient project that still benefits people’s day to day life, it’s worth the ride. Make sure to google the history of this project...More
Photos don't do this sight justice - not in terms of beauty, but the incredible accomplishments of those that designed and implemented this ancient system. Extremely interesting to see, and I left curious to read more about it. The area with touristy shops is surprisingly...More
It’s an irrigation system with lots of flowing water. It could divert the water into the inner and outer river according to the season when there’s a flood or a dry season respectively. You just walk a really really long way to see lots and...More
Good to have good walking shoes...going in was easy and looking at the beauty of the nature...
But coming back will be a different route and u need to climb up stairs to the top before coming down.
The view up there was amazing and...More