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Dandong

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About Dandong

Dandong City in Liaoning is a famous city on China's northeastern border. The Democratic Republic of DPRK is its neighbor to the east. This is an important port for trade between China and DPRK as well as the bridge for travel between China and DPRK. This is the eastern terminus of the Ming Dynasty Great Wall. Many brave martyrs left their imprint here during the Korean War. When you come to Dandong, you absolutely shouldn't miss the Bakjak Fortress (Great Wall at Hushan) or the Yalu River. To climb atop the Ming Dynasty Great Wall or walk to the end of the Yalu River Broken Bridge, which once connected Dandong to the DPRKn city of Sinujiu, are both sightseeing opportunities and a chance to learn more about recent history.

Popular Attractions in Dandong

Yalu River Broken Bridge
4.6/5
2,967 Reviews
The Yalu River Broken Bridge is a bridge on the Yalu River. However, repeated bombings during World War II have left this bridge devastated up to this day. The Yalu River Broken Bridge is one the featured landmarks in Dandong. Several bridges on this side of Dandong will be lit up with neon lights. It is a great place to walk walk up and down the river and view the nightscape on the frontier.
Phoenix Mountain
4.7/5
865 Reviews
Mountain
Located in the southern suburbs of Fengcheng City in Dandong, Phoenix Mountain is famous for its beautiful mountainous scenery. In the summer, the Phoenix Mountain is quiet and pleasant, while in October it is transformed into a red maple-filled mountainous landscape. The highest peak of Phoenix Mountain is 836 meters above sea level. Although not high, it is famous for its incredible steepness.
Kuandian Tianqiaogou National Forest Park
4.6/5
542 Reviews
Mountain
Forest
Tianqiaogou Forest Park is located in the northern part of Kuandian County, Dandong City. It used to be the “land of Longxing” during the Qing Dynasty, so it has not been destroyed for hundreds of years. There are dense forests on the hills, numerous trees and ancient trees, and clear mountain springs in the mountains. The environment is very beautiful. The land is unique here. There are many strange peaks and rocks in the mountains. The shapes are different and you can enjoy watching. Every autumn, the mountains are full of maple leaves, which is a great place to watch and shoot red leaves.
Hushan Scenic Spot
4.5/5
965 Reviews
Historical Site
Hushan Scenic Spot is located on the banks of the Yalu River and faces DPRK across the river. It is the easternmost point of the Great Wall. There are many representative attractions such as the city tower, the Great Wall, the ancient plank road, the sleeping Guanyin, and a Great Wall History Museum. The smoke tower on top is the highest point of the Great Wall of Hushan, providing a wide view. You can see DPRKn territory across the river. You can also overlook the DPRKn military pavilion, one of the "Eight Great Scenes of Korea".

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I recommended Yalu River Scenic Area, Tianhuashan, Dalu Island, Wulong Mountain, Moon Island.
Here are the best places to visit in Dandong, including: Yalu River Zhongchao River Cruise, Pushi River Forest Park, Zongyu·Jintang Water World, Korean War Memorial Hall, Yalu River Scenic Area.
Both airports are not popular airports, only flying to Beijing and then flying to Taizhou.