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Beautiful Bridge and Dong Village

A beautiful 100 year old Dong bridge that connects to the Ma'Yan Village. A small river runs below... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Singapore, Singapore
Beautiful Dong villages

The bridge itself is beautiful. It is located in the scenic area of the Dong villages. In spite of... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Guyi Town, Sanjiang 545500, China
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

A beautiful 100 year old Dong bridge that connects to the Ma'Yan Village. A small river runs below it. Small patches of rice terraces, tea plants and derelict water wheels. Feels peaceful. Not many tourists. You can explore the villages within. Drum towers and more...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The bridge itself is beautiful. It is located in the scenic area of the Dong villages. In spite of mass tourism the villages are still authentic and very worthwile to visit.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The best preserved 100 years old wood bridge in Sanjiang Dong minority village was built in 1912. Here you can see the whole bridge make of wood without any nails. There lots of engineers ,scientists ,tourists come to visit it and look for the answer....More

Thank zheungnu
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Since we were in the area (Longsheng), and we wanted to catch the high-speed train from Sanjiang to Yangshuo, we decided to visit Chengyang to see the drum towers, wind and rain bridges, and experience the Dong minority culture. We enjoyed all of the above,...More

1  Thank pjsugi
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We took the fast train from Guilin to Sanjiang and from there a car took us to the village of Chengyang, to see the Wind and Rain Bridge.The train ride was pleasant and comfortable and the bridge was picturesque and interesting to see, and so...More

1  Thank worldnomad_01
Reviewed 22 November 2017

You will find a picture of this bridge in every tourist book. Seeing it in person however is quit impressive. In the morning the town women welcome the visitors to the town with singing and flowers.

Thank jo s
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The first bridge you see when visiting the town of Sanjiang and immediately the biggest. It is the entrance to the village. You have to pay an entrance fee of about 60 Yuan, that's not even 10 euro's. Much like the maintenance fee in Lijang...More

Thank jo s
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Taken here t9 see the bridge and village. It seems odd that we had t9 buy the t8cket in a nearby town and then present at the entrance to the bridge. We were unlucky to arrive at luncht8me so the guard collecting ticket# was extremel6...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Chinese government charges all travelers/tourists 60 yuan to enter this group of villages. It seems that the tourism has led to a lot of new construction which is undermining the character of the place. Also, of course, as like many other tourist places in China...More

1  Thank Hello_Dude
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Charming - utterly charming. Just ignore a few of the more recent constructions and you'll feel like you've been tele-ported to the 16thC or whenever. There are 8 villages all connected by the Wind and Rain Bridges or pathways. The drive to get here is...More

2  Thank Linda S
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