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We were quite surprised by this marvel of an engineering feat +1000 years old - the park / site is very large and spread out so expect a lot of walking (we used the buggy to help!). Make sure you walk across the main bridge...More
I recommend getting a tour so that you can fully comprehend what a huge engineering feat this irrigation system is. The sight of the river is stunning and the temple on the top of the hill offers a great view. It does take a long...More
It is one of the best hikes you could have. I totally recommend getting a guide. The place is filled with history and it is an amazing accomplishment of engineering, capable to rival with the most modern feats. Also, the nature is amazing and there...More
Dujiangyan Irrigation system is a must see! Incredibly fast, furious (and gourgeously b!ue-green) Min River caused many floods to the peoples who lived here over 2000 yrs ago. So, the local mayor at that time devised a wonderfully clever way to control the flows of...More
A UNESCO designated site spread over many acres and provided for many miles of walking . This man made irrigation system was to our surprise a highlight of our trip to the Chengdu area. The immense feat of diverting and splitting the raging river into...More
This irrigation project, completed centuries ago, led to the rapid development and wealth of Sichuan since to it led to a reliable food supply. A tremendous feat of engineering, it is spectacular even today. Walk over the wobbly suspension bridges, and learn how the water...More
Get dropped at the top and walk down the hillside through the temples to the wobbly suspension bridge across the Yangtze. Stunning views and beautiful scenery. If you have a good guide the story behind the irrigation system is captivating. Really super.
We took a private tour where the irrigation system was explained to us. If your not going on a tour, I recommend some pre reading so you understand and appreciate the system and know what to look for when you get there! This system is...More