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Dujiangyan Irrigation System: Tours & Tickets

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The historical irrigation system dates back to the 3rd century B.C and still functions.
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On the Minjiang River at the west of Dujiangyan, Dujiangyan 611830, China
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend! You can’t miss it especially for foreigners, u will be impressed with the background of systems!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Josh5566
Reviewed 6 August 2019

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

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 26 July 2019

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

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Enjay71
Reviewed 10 July 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Moramare
Reviewed 9 July 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank leowching
Reviewed 4 July 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Tony Z
Reviewed 29 June 2019

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

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Xin123
Reviewed 30 May 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank ongtingyong
Reviewed 30 May 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2019
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Response from hurricanenwo | Reviewed this property |
I thought sunset was the perfect time then at night the place comes alive.
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Response from IvanaDubai83 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We arranged all with local tour guide Mark from Chengdu. Will PM you his contact details.
10 August 2016|
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Response from martykirch | Reviewed this property |
Go to westchinago tours. It is on Trip Advisor. Lily, our guide, was amazing!!