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Shilingxia Scenic Area

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No. 73, Diaowo Village, Huangsongyu town, Pinggu District, Beijing 101201, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with a school PTA on the Saturday. The UFO platform was closed, with no reasons explained. The cable car is really out of date, we took it up. 100 CNY one way per person. Steps are narrow. Some areas are actually dangerous....More

Thank VictorRU
Reviewed 18 April 2018

There is a lot of hype about this place. But apart from the logistics (2 hours drive + 90 mins walk up to the top of the mountain where the glass UFO is located), the real downside is the crowds. It won't be a gentle...More

1  Thank TempleofPeace
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the glass platform and Scenic Area in a rental car which cost us ¥750 for the day. The entrance fee of ¥78 is fine if you are also prepared to pay for the ¥200 for the cable car return. The walking route...More

6  Thank Jodi R
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The area is about 2 hours from Beijing and the drive through the countryside is enjoyable. The glass bottom scenic area is amazing but it is an effort to get there. The chair lift is 200RMB return and then there are about another 30 minutes...More

1  Thank Trusstytraveller
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We had a daytrip to shilingxia from Beijing. It was about two hours one way. It was a super fun experience. We just wanted a photo on the glass bridge/UFO. There are several ways of getting to the top including a cable. The cable is...More

Thank iristaletta
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

after simatai great wall and gubei water town overnight. its a two hours drive from Miyun to Pinggu. Have a small theme park upon entrance. We took one way cable car going up for ¥100 which is expensive. after the cable car still need to...More

1  Thank Cherry Mae W
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Its a very nice place. Definitely a place of delight for people who love hikings. Highly recommended. Enjoy the caves, paintings and various carvings that are dotted all around the place.

Thank 007_Gaurav
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Recommended for thrill seekers and hitch-hikers. ShiLingXia is not a very big place but it will give you enough challenge for a weekend with your friends or family. Enjoy all the carvings and paintings on your way to the top. There is also a small...More

1  Thank MikeFJones
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Visited this scenic spot for the second time in a year. Summer is great and lots of water but a lot of people. Never go in Winter as the entrance fee of 78RMB is not justified.There is no water up the mountain side in Winter...More

2  Thank beijingheart
Reviewed 14 June 2013

From Dongzhimen transportation hub in Beijing take 918(2 hr) or 852(1 hr 20 min) to Pinggu. This 9rmb w/ card, 15 rmb w/o card. Public toilet just down past the bus stop in Pinggu. Change to local bus 25, runs every 30 min on weekdays...More

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Response from Jodi R | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine it would be open BUT it would be an extremely difficult walk to the top if it was wet or snowing! I personally wouldn’t waste a day going there. There are plenty of other things to see in Beijing!