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Binlang Ethnic Village

Ganshiling Nature Reserve , Tiandu Town, Sanya 572000, China
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Ranked #17 of 73 attractions in Sanya
Type: Historic Sites
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
57 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
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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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London
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87 reviews 87 reviews
45 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
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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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
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3 helpful votes 3 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
27 helpful votes 27 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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Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012 via mobile

This was a lovely place lots of shady areas as well of history of how the Li people live, there was some entertaining along the way which was quite funny. Big show was good explaining in English what they were dancing about. All people happy for a photo without charge.nice to get out of the bustle of Sanya for a... More

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Singapore
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

the place was beautiful and well organised. the performance was very interesting and the stage was very different from what i have seen before. There's a large Screen in English to explain the dance and the culture

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