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Shi Bao Zhai

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No.17 Yinshan Street, Baoshi Town, Zhong County 404332, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a stop on the Yangtze river cruise. The ancient temple was built on a rocky promontory high above the original river level. It is now protected from the new water levels (3 Gorges dam project) by a substantial wall. The temple is reached...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy walk from the dock. Lots of shopping stalls along the way. Pagoda is nice but not spectacular. View from the top is OK but nothing really to see in the area. Neat history to the place. Not a must see but if you are...More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited here during a cruise on the Yangtze River. The boat docked and there was about a 20 minute walk to the pagoda. The pagoda has 12 floors and thus there are some stairs, but if one finds this strenuous, one can rest between...More

Thank betteskid
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This spectacular 12-story Temple sits atop the rock plateau of Shibaozhai Hill. It is a legacy of the Qing dynasty, built in 1819. It is reached by crossing a plank bridge and it is then possible to ascend to the top of the temple by...More

Thank Arthur W
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This was a walking tour from our ship, President 7 and we walked uphill for about 20 minutes, flanked either side by markets. So if shopping for last minute things this is the place to do it and bargain hard. The pagoda is impressive, with...More

Thank Jayne J
Reviewed August 31, 2018

I thought I had good general knowledge, but I had never heard of this place till we were taken as part of our cruise on the Yangtze River. It was a "free" tour for us, but even if your Yangtze cruise asks you to pay,...More

Thank Alex280546
Reviewed July 17, 2018

The Shi bao zhai Pagoda is 12 story Pagoda built in the Ming Dynasty and consider one of the most exceptional architectural examples in the world. The red pagoda stood impressively built into the side of a cliff face rising almost 100 feet high and...More

Thank Art K
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Loved this to stretch your legs! Whether you are navigating the swinging bridge which is a lot of fun or pumping your way up the stairs in the tower or sprinting from the street vendors, this is a good opportunity to burn off the extra...More

Thank LyleChristine
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This temple, accessible by walking over the "drunk bridge" was very impressive. The nine floor pagoda leads up to a spectacular view over the Yangtse.

Thank John P
Reviewed June 21, 2018

This excursion was part of my cruise package. It's roughly a 220 RMB or $34 USD option on the cruise, which is a bargain if you think about it. Our cruise ship pulled into the port in the late afternoon. We were met by an...More

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Response from flashncrash | Reviewed this property |
if you take the traditional path to climb the temple from its ground floor then it can be difficult to climb for some people. many of the steps are very steep though there are handrails to hold on to. however there is an... More