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Address: North bank of Yangtze River, Chongqing 408200, China
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Unusual Place - Out of Way - Interesting

First stop on our 3 day Yangtze River cruise aboard the Yangtzi Explorer Cruise ship. Fengdu is known as the Ghost City, as it is submerged, since the building of the Three... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
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Marion, Ma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lots of ancient Chinese history here which is incredibly interesting! Very special place for Chinese people with the effect very similar for Western people who visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For foreigners like me, before you can understand you need to know more about Chinese culture, luckily i had some help of wife

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have to pay extra Remimbi 290 and frankly, not worth it. Mainly reconstructed and better to stay onboard and enjoy the cruise facility. Quite a fair bit of climbing

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Marion, Ma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

First stop on our 3 day Yangtze River cruise aboard the Yangtzi Explorer Cruise ship. Fengdu is known as the Ghost City, as it is submerged, since the building of the Three Grorges Dam. All of it's inhabitants were moved, by the Chinese government, to a place referred to as a "relocation village ". It is too bad since the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I visited as part of an English speaking group with a guide. There is a lot of climbing to be done, but plenty of time allowed. I hadn't realised so many of the buildings were replicas, but they've been done very well. Written information in English is limited and it's incredibly busy as all the groups arrive at the same... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The ghost city was one of the Yangtze River cruise excursions and well worth the effort of climbing the numerous flights of steps. The local guide gave a great commentary of the temples and other interesting items as we progressed through the site. The bridge over which you crossed with your partner taking a certain number of steps to invoke... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Feels like a cheap money grab theme park that was built just as a tourist trap. Hardly a single real relic there, most things are either replicas or straight up plastic or styrofoam models. Some moderate theatrics but not much content and the whole place contradicts itself with no real history. The tour guide even hit us with a story... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We made this trip during the Yangtze River cruise. A car transferred us to the mountain to start our trip . It is a fantastic trip but it needs a good health because it is long way with many stairs. But walking through a forest climbing the mountain was amazing with a very interesting tour guide telling about the history... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Another temple visit with a difference! Rather strange as it was dedicated to the dead and afterlife. I found it quite morbid in places. Very colourful with the usual statues, etc. Quite a climb up all the steps, so need to be fairly physically fit to undertake this visit. Good view from the top.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This was one of the shore excursions on our Yangtze River cruise and involved some 300 steps of varying heights. Our local guide really made the place come alive and in very good English told us the tales and history of the area. Worthwhile visiting.

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