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Chongqing Baidi City

North bank of Yangtze River, Qutang Gap Mouth, Fengjie County 404600, China
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Also known as the White Emperor

This is a fun place to visit but be prepared to walk up a lot of steps. It is well worth the visit... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
postrawb
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Lees Summit, Mo
Baidi Temple, otherwise known as White Emperor City.

Baidi City was actually originally a small town and is I believe more commonly known as White... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
MartinBaxter58
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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North bank of Yangtze River, Qutang Gap Mouth, Fengjie County 404600, China
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

This is a fun place to visit but be prepared to walk up a lot of steps. It is well worth the visit and the steps!

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Baidi City was actually originally a small town and is I believe more commonly known as White Emperor City which dates from the Western Han dynasty, approximately 2000 years ago, when a rebel general set himself as the king of Shu and called himself the...More

1  Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place is also called The white emperor city. You can find a picture of it on the 10 Yuan paper note. You have to walk past a very smelly fish market. There is a very interesting story about this place. There are many statues...More

Thank World-wander-woman
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

actually now the city we call is only a temple built on a hill.the city was already destroyed hundreds of years ago,but still with heavy dense of history.it can be dated back to 25 AC.left so many historical sites,the most famous ones among them are...More

Thank Msaruca
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Baidicheng was an onshore visit during our Yangzi River cruise. It is also call White Emperor City in most travel brochures.After climbing to the peak, a long pedestrian bridge connects us to the enclave of gardens , temples and visitor center.The scenic Qutang Gorge is...More

1  Thank ManfreddNg
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Baidicheng or "White Emperor City" is an ancient temple complex located atop a hill overlooking Qutang Gorge. It is 8 kilometres downstream from the ancient town of Fengjie (existed for at least 2300 years). The significance of this place as a strategic defence area during...More

1  Thank PlanetOz
Reviewed 4 October 2015

While in Chongqing China take a Tour of the Peoples Hall and see all the Statues and artifacts and visit the shop to buy and bring something home for a lasting memory. Also take time out to visit the Pandas in the Zoo we saw...More

Thank Doug M
Reviewed 3 October 2015

It takes some time to climb to this place but it is worth of it. It is almost all the time in the light fog (reminding Amazonia, as my son mentioned) and so do not rely on making of nice scenery photos. But the place...More

Thank smallhausen1
Reviewed 22 November 2014

This was an optional excursion on our Yangtze river cruise. We had been told that it was only really suitable for Chinese because it was about their ancient myths and legends. We decided to go because you cannot leave the boat unless you are on...More

2  Thank Kath00000007
Reviewed 11 May 2014

This site as such has nothing special to offer and is not worth the detour. Mind you, there aren't too many attractions in Fengjie. I did like the town of Fengjie a lot though. Because of its geography (very hilly), its position (next to the...More

1  Thank JPDeM
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