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Address: Southeast of Summer Resort, Chengde 067400, China
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It is the proof that old Chinese emperors used to handle border affairs through many different policies ...

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

It is the proof that old Chinese emperors used to handle border affairs through many different policies ...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2011

If you come to Chengde, do not leave before seeing at least both Putuo and Puning temples. If you were time-constrained I would even recommend seeing them over the Mountain resort itself. The Putuo (the "mini" Potala) is just stunning, the Puning is extremely charming and its gigantic wooden Buddha very impressive

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2007

There is only one drawback to wanting to visit the 'replica' Potala: you probably need to be as fit to climb the steeply winding and rough pathway as if you were climbing to the original Potala in BeiJing. Sadly I had to give up after a short distance because I wouldn't have kept up with the rest of my tour... More 

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