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Astronomical Observation Terrace

Gaocheng Town, Dengfeng 452477, China
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Very interesting place for short visit

Gaocheng Astronomical Observatory is very close to Dengfeng , a short visit to the site and... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2014
BijanTehran_Iran
,
Tehran, Iran
Not necessary

I love astronomy and thought this would be a place of interest but in the end I felt it was a waste... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2014
vhay2013
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Markham, Canada
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16 Nov 2014
“Very interesting place for short visit”
1 Apr 2014
“Not necessary”
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Gaocheng Town, Dengfeng 452477, China
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Reviewed 16 November 2014

Gaocheng Astronomical Observatory is very close to Dengfeng , a short visit to the site and watching some important Astronomical instruments at the site absolutely did not waste your time. There are not many visitors at site and a short and close visit is possible...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2014

I love astronomy and thought this would be a place of interest but in the end I felt it was a waste of time. I would have enjoyed hanging around my hotel, ChanWu longer and just watch the kids practising kung-fu. I've been told by...More

1  Thank vhay2013
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Using this observatory the Chinese managed to calculate the length of the day to within 12 seconds of the value we know today. Unfortunately on the day we went, air pollution prevented us from getting a shadow. There are marks from 2nd World war Japanese...More

2  Thank Rich C
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