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Cangshan Mountain

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High Climb

It's really high up just to go to the cable car station. If you have to walk few hundred steps but you won't feel tired as there are lots of shop left and right of the stairs... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Pasir Ris, null, Singapore

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Pasir Ris, null, Singapore
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's really high up just to go to the cable car station. If you have to walk few hundred steps but you won't feel tired as there are lots of shop left and right of the stairs. Most of them selling different kind of fruits, pine nuts, macadamia, etc. You can bargain on the prices as well. Try out some... More 

Thank Noor711
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cangshan mountain offers a variety of entrance road. However, before you emerge on th trip one of the most important planning quircks to do is asking in the hotel/hostel whether they can call and ask if all cable cars are open. This way travellers that want to hike up to the top could save time planning and choosing the right... More 

Thank Mantas D
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We thought the 2 cable car options expensive so walked up. The walk took about an hour up. The Jade Cloud walkway goes around the mountains and is flat and paved. Beautiful views of the mountains. We walked down via another route. This was the best day we had in China!

1 Thank salsal61
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We walked up the mountain from the most Eastern entrance point and walked along the Jade road before taking the most Western cable car down. The walk up was nice and was a proper mountain path, rather than the usual steps you encounter on Chinese mountains. The Jade path was pretty with good views, but did get quite repetitive. The... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the peak is not open with the cable car due to winter strong winds. Even with getting to the mid peak, the view is breathtaking with clear blue sky with some clouds and warm sunshine. Wish they will give a map of the spots and we don't have to guess and back trace some of our steps. It's a... More 

Thank yinic
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

I took bus number 4 to Guanyin temple, which is about 11km from Old Town. A driver approached me and charged 20yuan to get to the cable car entrance. Entrance to park is 40yuan, single cable car is 50. Once there, walk up around 150 steps to the start of 'jade walk' - turn right, walk 4.5km (1 hour for... More 

1 Thank Andrea M
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

this is a good mountain to relax. the entrance fee is not cheap but good to have a look. the mountain is high and the scenic is great. you can view the whole DALI inside the caber car. i like the pine tree and the small waterfall with Aloveskites bodhashava . Even the entrace and the cable car ticket are... More 

Thank louise l
Island of Malta, Malta
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

After all the hype about this mountain, We were fairly disappointed. The ride to the top on the gondolas was very good. As usual lots of Chinese tourists,But you need to be in real good health to go to all the places on the mountain.Lots and lots and lots of steps.

1 Thank Emanuel D
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Beautiful views from the spectacular cable cars and even with the mist around the top it was well worth the trip. At the top there are a lot of steps, up and down, along a well-built walkway and you have to climb another 900 metres to get to the top, Horse Washing Pond. It can be a bit chilly but... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Canadian mountain is beautiful with its pine tree and small waterfall with guan yin goddess statute. From cable car, we can see the beautiful Dali city with its lake and mountain.

Thank Djaja M

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