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Changbaishan Tianchi

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Address: Fusong County, Baishan 134501, China
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so large scale~~ but so fog.. and clouldy :/ come on...

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 16, 2015
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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

so large scale~~ but so fog.. and clouldy :/ come on...

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

There are two “TianChi 天池” in China, one in Xinjiang (Tianshan Tianchi 天山天池) at the West and the other on top of Changbai Mountain at the East (Changbaishan Tianchi 长白山天池). The Changbaishan Tianchi is located at the China Eastern border with North Korea. It’s a dormant volcano lake – in the amazingly beautiful caldera on Changbai Mountain. Locals also believe... More 

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Having read all the previous reviews, you will be clear with the geography of the place and how it is a lake in a caldera. The whole experience is amazing, you travel for about 20 to 30 mins, in a small minibus, the views as you climb are great. However as you get the to base of the 1400 steps... More 

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Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Wonderful scenary of a volcano lake at the North Korean Chinese border. Quite hard to climb more tan 1400 steps, but it worths it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Changbai (always white) shan (mountain) summit in July under blue skies provided an incredible view of Tianchi lake (>300 metres deep) occupying the heart of the volcano destroyed in 935AD by a huge eruption that sent volcanic ash to Greenland. The surrounding rocky peaks were covered with patchy snow, emerald green grass and abundant orange,red and yellow alpine flowers. A... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Also known as Mt Baekdu to North Koreans, this is a volcano with a caldera that is by itself very beautiful. The fact that it is shared with North Korea makes it even more interesting. It is said by North Koreans that Kim Jong Il was born at the sacred mountain. We drove all the way from Beijing, and as... More 

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san jose, ca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This is a truly awesome place, like Crater Lake at a very high altitude. We went there in May and the lake was still partially frozen. The drivers of the bus that you have to take seem to take a perverse pleasure out of scaring the heck out of the visitors (you have to take the bus, private cars are... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The top of the mountain hidden the heaven lake. I went there two times but only the first time I had a chance to fulfill the beauty of this lake. It was the beginning of May, snow started to melt. I could see the dark blue lake surrounding by the snow covered mountains. Stunning!!!! I have never seen anything more... More 

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Panjin, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

From Changbaishan resort, we drove to the West park entrance, which is 40 or so kms from the slope of the crater. Insert muttering about industrial tourism here. Park and buy tickets for the bus. Gate fee 125 rmb. Bus fee another 85 rmb. Audible complaints about no winter rates. Where does the bus go? About halfway up. Then what?... More 

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Chonburi, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I took a taxi from a nearby hotel to see Changbaishan from the northern slope. Beware of a scam where a taxi driver takes you to a shop house outside of the main gates and claims the clothes you are wearing are insufficient to go to the top of the mountain. I went 2 March 2014 In my instance I... More 

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