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Wusong Island

Songhua River, Chuanying District, Jilin 132000, China
0432-2455771
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Amazingly beautiful in winter

I went there in Dec. 2016 in cold winter and was really fortunate to be able to see it. Claimed to... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
yipjcs88
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Hong Kong, China
Must See Location In China

Wusong famous for its " Frozen Rime" .. only happen in Dec - Feb... the mist from the river... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
Tk N
via mobile
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“the river” (3 reviews)
“ice” (8 reviews)
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Songhua River, Chuanying District, Jilin 132000, China
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0432-2455771
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

I went there in Dec. 2016 in cold winter and was really fortunate to be able to see it. Claimed to be one of the four wonders in China, it is rare because it is caused by warm water (4-5 deg. C) discharged daily into...More

2  Thank yipjcs88
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Wusong famous for its " Frozen Rime" .. only happen in Dec - Feb... the mist from the river frozen in the bare trees and formed crystal like leaflets that will disappear as the sun rises. Need to get up at 5am to take a...More

Thank Tk N
Reviewed 16 December 2016

one of China's natural wonders. You have to see the way the snow hangs on the trees. It is amazing. I missed the carved ice show but I saw the set up. I think this will be great. Beautiful walks.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 22 December 2015

As you might aware the rime phenomena only occurs when weather condition permit. I think is a 60-40 chance. We depart from 5.30AM and it took around 1 hour with some snowfall. I paid a taxi from Jilin downtown for 280RMB (return trip) after much...More

1  Thank hanzjo
Reviewed 10 June 2015

As the ice trees need to be seen in very early morning, it'd better to arrive the village on evening and spend a night in home stay ...by the way, the dinner was not bad and the heated brick bed,so called "Kang", (burning branches or...More

1  Thank XUEGANG Z
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Lovely island, very busy on the ferries, so we stayed on the same side as the car park. Lovely interesting trip through villages, an saw a lot of Chinese 'rural' life. The wind was extremely cold -38celsius. Good photographic opportunity. When we got back into...More

2  Thank drmrsa
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Wusong Island is a place in the countryside among Manchu villages about 50 km outside Jilin City. It is becoming increasingly known for the most beautiful rime (雾凇) in the Jilin area. Mist from the Songhua river freezes on trees and shrubs on cold nights...More

5  Thank dtobe
Reviewed 12 February 2014

The ice trees need to be seen around 6/7am - so as the island is 2hrs outside city it requires a v. early start. Unfortunately we missed it :(

5  Thank stuntj
Reviewed 11 January 2014

You can get to this little island which is less than 2 hours drive from Jilin City. You can also see Wusong (Ice rimmed trees) along the Songhe river in Jilin. However, it all depends on the weather. We we fortunate to get Wusong the...More

5  Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 7 February 2013

Extremely cold due to the wind. We were nearly frozen on the island. Most of the wusong (icecicles formed on tree twigs or tree branches as a result of condensation) are found near the jetty, not on the island itself. But if you are lucky,...More

6  Thank Jollyshandy
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