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Address: North-West of Tengchong, Tengchong County 679100, China
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Another "gentrified" Chinese tourist attraction

We spent about an hour at this wetland. There is a large tourist center that charges a hefty fee. ( Seniors over 70 are free, over 65 half price). the wet land is quite beautiful... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 May 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015

We spent about an hour at this wetland. There is a large tourist center that charges a hefty fee. ( Seniors over 70 are free, over 65 half price). the wet land is quite beautiful, but hardly worth the fee. We were there in April when the Iris were in bloom. They filled the wetland with their gorgeous flowers. We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

this place has been 'developed for tourism' i.e. there is a visitor centre the size of a small airport which is only 20% used. You pay a hefty entrance fee and have a disneyland experience. Simply and cynically exploiting nature and those who love it for maximal commercial benefit. Turn left on the little road where the fence begins and... More 

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Kunming, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2013

This attraction is listed as "Beihai" in Chinese, which means "North Sea." It is supposed to be a wetlands where one can see waterfowl. Unfortunately Yunnan is in its fourth year of severe drought and this place has just about dried up. Nothing to see. Furthermore, I was there in late February when the grass was still brown. It might... More 

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Chongqing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2012

Currently undergoing a huge upgrade with building of a new entrance and Visitors Centre. This large marshland that supports migratory fowl can be disappointing if trying to visit during the 'dry' season as there's little water and few birds.

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Kunming
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2011

This is kinda disappointing and it feels like this was just made because other cities in Yunnan have the same thing. The area is small and -honestly- quite boring with no real lake-like place in the centre. Go to the one near Shangrila instead.

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