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Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Dujiangyan Top 1 in Amazing Natural Scenery

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25,295 Reviews
Water Conservancy Project
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Closed Open from 03/02-11/30,8:00am-6:00pm;Open from 12/01-03/01,8:00am-5:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 3-5 hours
Address: Park Road, Dujiangyan City, Chengdu
Official website: http://www.djy517.com/
Phone: 4001151222 028-87138587

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  • tony12cu
    tony12cu
    Kuala Lumpur
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    Historical Impressive Irrigation System

    It is amazing to know that the Chinese were capable of such irrigation back in the olden days. The scale, the study and the sacrifice that the people to make it happen, and more importantly the patie...

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  • yipjcs88
    yipjcs88
    香港, 中國
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    Interesting ancient irrigation system

    This was the second time I visited the place. It was a marvelous engineering feat, using the momentum of the rapid river water in the flooding season to divert (bend) the excess water via a dyke (emb...

    Reviewed on /Date(1585537311000+0800)/
  • koloblicin_lee
    koloblicin_lee
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    Lovely places outside of the city

    A lovely place to get some nice fresh air and greenery. Took a train and then switched to a bus to get here. Highly recommended to get an English guide to understand the history of the place. This pla...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582383906000+0800)/
  • KodoDrummer
    KodoDrummer
    Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Urals District
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    Nice ancient town around dam & irrigation system

    On this visit, I concentrated more on the the ancient town and area served by the dam and irrigation. I would classify it as a semi-ancient town, with many buildings upgraded to fairly modern.

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  • jonascn
    jonascn
    Singapore, Singapore
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    Read up and Get a Guide before going

    The Dujiangyan irrigation system is old irrigation system developed in the State of Qin around 256BC. It is around 1.5 hours car ride from Chengdu city center. I was there during early winter. It is a...

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The Dujiangyan Irrigation System is located along the main branch of the Lancang River, west of Dujiangyan City. It was constructed in the Qin dynasty around 256 BC by Li Bing, Prefecture Chief of Shu County, and his son. It is one of the few ancient Chinese water conservancy projects that has remained preserved and intact. The project consists of three primary works—Yuzui Diverting Embankment, the Feishayan Spillway, and the Baopingkou Water Inlet, and two secondary works which include the Baizhangdi (the thousand-feet dam) and Renzidi (the y-shaped dam). They divide the Yongjiang River into an outer and an inner branch, the former of which is used to divert floods and the latter for irrigation. This has allowed the Western Sichuan plateau to become "the land of abundance" as we now know it.
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