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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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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

Thank vir94545
Reviewed June 9, 2018

We arrived here from our cruise ship and the local guide took us past various street vendors and shops, across a wiggly rope bridge to this massive temple. The outside is very impressive, but inside was really climbing some steep steps up to the top....More

Thank StanleyandMarie
Reviewed June 5, 2018

We’re pretty fit! So it was good to expend energy on this shore excursion from our Yangtze River cruise. The 99 step spiral staircase rises through floors on which are various exhibits and inscriptions, A’s well as offering stupendous views of the Yangtze River itself....More

Thank borrum
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Shibaozhai represents one of the gems of Chinese Architecture. From a distance it resemble a jade seal. In order to reach the temple you must go down a street filled with vendors, which can be annoying. There is a small bridge to get to the...More

Thank Judi L
Reviewed May 19, 2018

Very interesting stopover to visit this temple. You have to walk thru the village and all the hawkers. Was interesting, but I don't think anybody bought anything from our tour here. The bridge to cross to get to the temple certainly was interesting. It is...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed May 19, 2018

This was another amazing excursion offered on our Yangtzee River cruise that I highly recommend. After docking, you take a short stroll through the village and cross a bridge to get to the temple site. You can just walk around the base, or if you...More

Thank silverbrook
Reviewed April 23, 2018

If you are part of a Yangtze River cruise then the ships normally stop here. This 12 storey wooden structure was built without nails on the side of a hill and visitors can climb its internal stairs to the top. Be prepared for crowds and...More

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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
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