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North Sea Marsh

#4 of 39 things to do in Tengchong County Features Animals
North-West of Tengchong, Tengchong County 679100, China
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Not a very exciting place to visit if you have been to marshes in other places

It was 20 minutes from the town centre and on the way to the volcano scenic spot. The ticket price... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2017
Jingya W
Another "gentrified" Chinese tourist attraction

We spent about an hour at this wetland. There is a large tourist center that charges a hefty fee... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2015
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14 Jan 2017
“Not a very exciting place to visit if you have been to marshes in other places”
31 May 2015
“Another "gentrified" Chinese tourist attraction”
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

It was 20 minutes from the town centre and on the way to the volcano scenic spot. The ticket price is definitely overpricing, 150RMB if you buy it online, which includes the entrance fee and the fee to do rowing. The area where you can...More

Thank Jingya W
Reviewed 1 June 2015

We spent about an hour at this wetland. There is a large tourist center that charges a hefty fee. ( Seniors over 70 are free, over 65 half price). the wet land is quite beautiful, but hardly worth the fee. We were there in April...More

Thank rosemarytraveler
Reviewed 3 June 2014

this place has been 'developed for tourism' i.e. there is a visitor centre the size of a small airport which is only 20% used. You pay a hefty entrance fee and have a disneyland experience. Simply and cynically exploiting nature and those who love it...More

1  Thank Mightymark9
Reviewed 2 March 2013

This attraction is listed as "Beihai" in Chinese, which means "North Sea." It is supposed to be a wetlands where one can see waterfowl. Unfortunately Yunnan is in its fourth year of severe drought and this place has just about dried up. Nothing to see....More

Thank ZhongguoKM
Reviewed 9 May 2012

Currently undergoing a huge upgrade with building of a new entrance and Visitors Centre. This large marshland that supports migratory fowl can be disappointing if trying to visit during the 'dry' season as there's little water and few birds.

Thank P W
Reviewed 31 December 2011

This is kinda disappointing and it feels like this was just made because other cities in Yunnan have the same thing. The area is small and -honestly- quite boring with no real lake-like place in the centre. Go to the one near Shangrila instead.

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