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2008 Earthquake Memorial Site

Xuankou Middle School, Wenchuan County, China
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sad memories

really sad to see all the ruins of this place... the government has done a good job rebuilding the... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
caslee10
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Hong Kong, China
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Palpable Disaster

It takes one's breath away to realize the scope of the devastation in Wenchuan. China's... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2015
Erika W
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Reno, Nevada
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12 May 2017
“sad memories ”
2 Jun 2015
“Palpable Disaster”
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Xuankou Middle School, Wenchuan County, China
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

really sad to see all the ruins of this place... the government has done a good job rebuilding the area to help the locals to earn a living while not losing the memories what happened many years ago. Frankly, couldn't stay there for too long...More

Thank caslee10
Reviewed 3 June 2015

It takes one's breath away to realize the scope of the devastation in Wenchuan. China's educational focus in creation of the Memorial Site does much to honor those lost. The preservation of the ruins makes one take responsibility for safeguarding one's own, but even the...More

Thank Erika W
Reviewed 20 December 2013

On the way back from JGZ to Chengdu, we stopped by the 2008 earthquake memorial site. As we were passing the newly built town, we never could realize the enormity of the impact of the quake in the town of Ying Xiu. The government decided...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2013

On our way back after visiting Wenchuan and Maoxian, our guide detoured and stopped for us to view the 2008 Earthquake Memorial Site. This was actually the site of Xuankou Secondary School which was destroyed during the earthquake. The buildings remained as they were after...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 15 October 2011

We were part of a tour group of 10 and had just finished our visit at the Jiuzhaigou Valley, and were making our way to Dujiangyan, Chengdu after leaving Mao Xian county, when our tour guide made an impromptu stop at this place. It was...More

Thank oal151
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