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Yangtze River First Bend: Tours & Tickets

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4 weeks ago
“Mildly interesting if passing by.”
7 May 2019
“Average from the road but probably better from the top of the mountain”
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Shasongbi Village, Shangri-La County 674400, China
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The bend in the river - almost 180 degrees - is mildly interesting, but to be honest not dramatically scenic. The small town of Shigu is also mildly interesting, with quite unspoilt markets and local shops, it’s not tarted up like most of the towns you are likely to visit, it’s
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This "First Bend" of the Yangtze river is quite picturesque. Look for a large stone monument alongside the road for the best photo spot. The Yangtze is now called the Chang Jiang (literally: "long river") but this upper reach of it is actually called the Jinsha Jiang ("gold sand
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If the weather isn't perfect, the view from the road is just ok. Nothing worth a detour. Most of the wide angle photos that you see were taken from a hiking trail that goes on top of the small mountain just behind the road. I have no idea how to get there but this is what I
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Climbed up a tower to have a panoramic view of the First Bend of the Yangtze River afar off. Nice landscape! You have to pay RMB5 to get to the top floor for an even better view. Anything below that is free.
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Driver dropped us here for a short break. We walked up to the top of the building about 3 storey for washroom purpose. There is a balcony to let you enjoy the Yangtze River First Bend. The view is pretty nice on spring season.
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