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Yangtze River First Bend

Shasongbi Village, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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1 week ago
“What Bend? ”
23 Apr 2017
“Nice valley view”
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Shasongbi Village, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I honestly thought there was a lot more to it than this. what you see is a rover, some houses , nice countryside, and that's about it. It's supposed to be the first bend of the Yangtze River but can't really see my much. if...More

Thank Chrisneoh69
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

About an hour drive from Lijiang, big disappointment. Although the Bend has a rich history, there really is nothing to look at, just murky brown water. The town itself not so interesting either. Stop only if you happen to be driving through on the way...More

Thank T C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Nothing special here. The viewpoint is dominated by tourist seeking businesses. It is a nice view of the Yangtze Valley. But really is just an overblown photo stop.

Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the first bend of the Yangtze River on 21 Apr 2017 (Thu) on our way to Shangrila. This is the upstream of the Yangtze River located at 1850m above sea kevel. According to our tour guide An Peng from China Highlights, the...More

Thank Lian Tiong G
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The weather was poor and so the view compromised. It must be lovely on a clear day However, I would not go out of my way to do this, only if en route

Thank frasedbv
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I viewed this from a viewing tower. We happened to pass by this attraction on the way from shangrila to Lijiang. Unless it's along the way, personally I think it's not a much go...

Thank Yenyenyenyenyen
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We need to climb a high building before you are able to see the first bend of the Yangtze river. Actually, there is another nearer sight where you can see this bend. Anyway, it is still a nice photo shoot. Even though it is not...More

Thank Noor711
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Agree with the other reviewers, nice view of a valley with a river but not a must see. Kind of reminded me of Guilin. A lot of people, many meaningless souvenir stores and that is about it. If on your way please make a short...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Chinese seem to make a big deal out of viewing the first bend of the Yangtse, or the first bend of the Mekong and so on, setting up convenient viewing platforms, and charging fees for people to view and take snapshots of the river....More

Thank DrMSuleiman
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

After a long drive we finally arrived at the first bend of the Yangtze (TripAdvisor needs to correct the attraction title) and basically thought "oh, is that it". It's basically a very large bend in a very large brown river. Unfortunately it was raining so...More

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