Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Dujiangyan

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Still controlling the waters of the Minjiang river after 2,200 years, Dujiangyan Irrigation System makes an impressive World Heritage Site at the foot of Mount Qingcheng, the birthplace of Taoism. Contemplate the feat of engineering as you cross the boardwalk suspension bridge over the roaring river, which supplies Chengdu's fertile farmlands. Climb the observation pagoda on the top of the hill for an overview of the waterworks, giving a sense of the ingenuity and sheer human labor involved in its creation. Afterwards, sample local cuisine and visit temples on the banks. Get a tour guide to explain all the details. With our international travel planner, Dujiangyan attractions like Dujiangyan Irrigation System can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • September 12, 2017
    Spectacular human ancestral work. Pleasantly surprised to see these systems by the incredible how surprised were manufactured. I was in transportation and private tour. It took approximately 1 h from Chengdu. It is worth to be visited.
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  • September 11, 2017
    Dujiangyan is a testament to Chinese ingenuity in providing a solution to control floods since it was constructed in 236 BC, more than 2,000 years ago. It is the oldest and only surviving no-dam irrig...  more »
  • September 4, 2017
    The fact 歎 in the wisdom of the ancients, we promote development after 2000 years. Along the way come and finish finish is wisdom, and also finish finish scene or landscape. The "return" 誤 誤 hit shook Mao road, was walking quite likes mountains, leisurely 懷 ancient beautiful Stadium experimental results.
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  • April 18, 2017
    So great a irrigation man-made system ,it is still working now.
  • June 16, 2017
    Nice place, must come vist
  • March 18, 2017
    Fantastic! The wisdom of ancient people!
  • August 19, 2016
    Truly amazing work of engineering, especially when considering when it was all designed and built. Definitely one of the prime example of intelligence and innovation shown by the ancient Chinese civilisation.
  • March 15, 2017
    This is a must see

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