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Binlang Ethnic Village

Ganshiling Nature Reserve , Tiandu Town, Sanya 572000, China
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Ranked #24 of 70 Attractions in Sanya
Type: Historic Sites
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Perth, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

very expensive for what it is and little to see that is original, everything looks modern - just a tourist trap

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

The Chinese guide just talked and talked all the time. We didn't understand a word and we really felt terrorized by all the noise he and others made and all the pressure they put on us to buy all sorts of pseudo-medical nonsense. It has nothing to do with what undoubtedly was once a beautiful and interesting culture. The performance... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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57 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Ok so,it is commercial but do,you really expect to find a original village in this tourist zone. We have visited several ancient villages in china some genuine but most to be honest have been built or rebuilt for us tourists. Binlang is on the site of a old Li village but its a mixture of some original huts and new/old... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

nice little attraction. one can hire guiedes to take you through, however, i don't believe they have english speaking guides. the park has a zip line, which was pretty cool. it is only frightening leading up to it. once strapped in, there is nothing to worry about, so enjoy the ride down. ever pet a gigantic snake? no? try it... More

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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

I spent about 2 hours there... There is a performance at the end of the park. Worth going if you have nothing much to do.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

I have to agree with the other reviewers I didn't see the history and cultural side of the village - other than the 2 rooms when you first come in - it was built for tourists. spend the day at the nature reserves!

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Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts
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104 reviews 104 reviews
28 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Part of me wants to rate this really low for the whole "Disney-esque" feel of the place, down to the rather pricey 160 rmb just to get in. And like Disney, for every attraction there was a souvenir stand right next door looking to sell you something. You definitely don't get the sense that you're in an actual village, but... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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28 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

We had a wonderful time here. We were able to enjoy the history, meet with the people and share in their culture. we petted Monkey's, held snakes, crossed swinging bridges and enjoyed the show that shared about the tribal beliefs! Our guide Angela was amazing! do not miss this one!

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Belgrade, Serbia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Like a jungle..very nice..need to see this village..Lot's of shows, untouchables nature, like in some other world. Old ladies with tatoo on their faces, really strange culture..

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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35 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

It's the best tourist destination in Hainan, Bing Lang Ethnic Village is a cultural village which host two of the 55 Chinese minority group, The Li and The Miao. The place called BingLang which literally means "Pinang Tree", because the area is full of Pinang tree. to reach here is quite difficult because the minority people the Li's and the... More

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