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Shibaoshan Town

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Interesting Fortress

Our Yangtze River cruise stopped here for our tour of the Shibaozhai Fortress. It was a nice walk... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Alanhimmelstein
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San Antonio, Texas
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Interesting temple complex near Shaxi

It is reached by taxi. You pay a tax on entering the park, unless you are over 70 when it is free... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Angela P
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Rabastens-de-Bigorre, France
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Our Yangtze River cruise stopped here for our tour of the Shibaozhai Fortress. It was a nice walk to the fortress but was very interesting. We learned quite a bit about the Yangtze and its construction role on the Three Gorges Dam. Many in the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Alanhimmelstein
Reviewed 16 April 2018

It is reached by taxi. You pay a tax on entering the park, unless you are over 70 when it is free and pay 50 yuan for the bus to the temples and back. We only paid 20 yuan as we only wanted to go...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Angela P
Reviewed 7 January 2018

lots of monkeys out there, they tend to steal anything they beleive to be food, so keep you personal belongs inside ur backpack,

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A day trip to Shibao mountain offers sights for everyone. This includes friendly wild monkeys, buddhist grottoes full of interesting carvings, stunning temples, and great hiking paths. The ideal way to visit is the followining: 1) find a ride to the visitors station. 2) from...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank pjsugi
Reviewed 2 July 2017

If you are visiting Shaxi, this complex is possibly worth considering the detour. It lies along the road to/from Shaxi from Jianchuan. We were traveling to Shaxi by private car, and paid the driver extra 100RMB to stop by and wait for us while we...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The guest house we were staying at gave my partner and I some general directions to get to The Shibaoshan Temples as well as a fairly lacklustre map. On their advice we decided to go it alone and hike up. Even whilst cycling to the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 343edn
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Seriously stupid prices at Chinese New Year. Was free last week. Hike up from Shaxi is beautiful and easy for all, we did with 4 kids, 6mth to 6 yrs. they loved it. Lots of food available and if you don't want to hike down...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank chinalad06
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

After getting to the main entrance, we bought a ticket and used the shuttle bus to get to the Baoxiang temple. After visiting the temple we took the shuttle bus again Yi the grottoes area and started a long hiking through the grottoes and went...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Nis62
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Shibaoshan is a must stop when visiting Shaxi. Baoxiang temple is magificent and I recommend to hike back to Shaxi from Shizhong temple (2.5 hours). The monkeys were not agressive as some other reviews noted. Do go!

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank sandrineh503
Reviewed 8 September 2016

You'll need transportation (from ShaXi the hotel arranged for a roundtrip driver at around $30 U.S.) and plan to spend at least half a day here. There is an admission fee and a separate fee for the bus once you are inside the gate. You...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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