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Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Dujiangyan

(4.3/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
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. By using our Dujiangyan vacation trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Dujiangyan Irrigation System and other attractions in Dujiangyan.
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TripAdvisor
  • This river water supply water for whole of Chengdu and design is remarkable. Seeing is believing and kudos to them. Worth our time and knowing how it was made really appreciate it. Thank you  more »
  • In dujiangyan the mighty rocky minshan mountain range give way to fertile and green foothills along the course river min flows. Lin beng of Qin dynasty (200 bc ) was the mind behind the irrigation sys...  more »
  • The English audio guide for 40 RMB with a 100 RMB deposit per person is not worth the money. Instead I recommend reading about Dujiangyan on the Internet before visiting to know about the map, design ...  more »
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  • 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.
  • 看起来很平常的景观,但想到其起作用了上千年,不禁感叹古人的智慧。
  • 如果去感受古人的智慧,值得去,如果是纯欣赏游玩,去青城山吧,别浪费那钱!
  • 还不错,感受一下几千年的水利工程
  • 五星!了解历史!