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Xihai Great Canyon

Address: Inside the Mount Huang Scenic Area, Huangshan District, Huangshan 245700, China
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Ranked #2 of 59 Attractions in Huangshan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, Nature & Parks
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Type: Canyons, Nature & Parks

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Taipei, Taiwan
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

It is not a canyon of grand scale, not at all, but it is so beautiful and unique with such views mixed with fog, cloud, rain and snow! Just breathe-takingly beautiful.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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63 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

it is worth to be suffer climbing up and down for thousands stairs to see such amazing view, fantastic and never imagine, some of the wall are cover by snows make the canyon look prettier.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
41 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

This spot has canyons that drop deep and steep. Very nice with the mountains far away in the background with bluish grey shades. Words cannot do justice to the beauty. Just go.

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Newport Beach, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The view on the trail is unbelievable, like better than our Grand Canyon and Yosemite Park add together! Has to be in good shape for the trail, which is narrow and steep!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We did the entire Xihai Canyon - once you ditch the tourists at the cable car, you have the mountain to yourself. It took about 5 hours and was worth every minute. Gorgeous views. Try and get an updated map - the older ones online don't show the new cable car routes, which makes it confusing.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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96 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Locking view of mountains was awesome. Beautiful natural design mountains most amazing I have ever seen. Dont forget to see when you are in Huangshan mountain. You view several other points from this point. But our legs has to work out like anything on these mountains. Be fit before coming.

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Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
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82 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is a challenging hike--up and down and finally down a lot. The reward is the beautiful scenery. At the bottom there is a cable ropeway to get back up, which was very much appreciated. Then you have to walk back to your hotel The trip took several hours from the North Sea area.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

get the tram thingy up if you're doing both rings. Last tram at 530ish so don't leave it til the last minute like we did!

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Dubai
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Until I visited Huangshan I thought that the Great Wall was the place in China with most steps! This place is trying to beat the Great Wall. Wonderful place, but be aware of many tourists. We were there during the week, I would never come there during the weekend. If you do not speak Chinese please note that the signs... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Have good boots and allow yourself hours of time to explore and walk both loops. Every view is unique and worth your efforts! It will take some endurance since some of the passes are ver steep and unnerving. I would not attempt it after dark. Fantastic and bucket list place by all means. Sunset must watch place, no good for... More 

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