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Chongsheng Three Pagodas

Under Yingle Peak, Dali 671000, China
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Ranked #6 of 52 attractions in Dali
Type: Architectural Buildings, Ancient Ruins, Historic Sites, Observation Decks/ Towers
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Kuching, Malaysia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

If you like the above mentioned, you are in the right place in Dali! The architecture is so exquisite it is almost surreal. It is also a nice place to get outdoor. I was greeted with spectacular sunset during my visit. I would advise seeing the place entirely on foot, so as not to miss any photographic opportunities.

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Shanghai, China
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

You will spend more time here that you planned. As soon as you reach this place, you will realize that there are not only the pagodas, but a huge park well kept full of temples that stretch up to the mountain. There are also few lakes and flowers around this area. The pagodas are very cool, pretty old but still... More

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Beijing, China
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

They make you pay a big price just to go see some silly 3 towers of nothing where you can't even go inside. Avoid this tourist attraction at all costs. The single pagoda to the south is more worth visiting and best of all, it's free.

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Dublin, Ireland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Buildings are still in great shape and are quite beautiful, but Jesus, how can they get away with charging Y120. No thanks

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Birmingham, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The three pagodas of Chongsheng Temple are within a very large compound, which has numerous other buildings and exhibits worth visiting.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

A (very) long avenue with many temples along the way. Actually, it reminded me very much of the Forbidden City in Beijing, though here there is obviously no "imperial" touch. The place is very well-kept, clean and handsome. As you proceed uphill, you get some view over Erhai lake in the distance, which is a nice bonus. Tips: - it's... More

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Bright, Australia
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29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This place is a must see while in Dali. Was not expecting much when this was on our list ( not another Pagoda ) but it just blew me away the size of the grounds are enormous and there is much to see and do while there. As they say in China JUST DO IT.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Take the green (colour not environmental) 'taxis' to the top of the complex and then walk you way slowly down through the temples to the 3 Pagodas and the reflection pools.

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Cootamundra, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Monuments to me are less intersting than the people around them but enjoyed seeing both of them at th 3 pagodas. Visitors well handled.

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Singapore, Singapore
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Icon of Dali. Do keep walking to the end of the temple and climb up the last pagoda. Tour groups do not go that far in. A quiet place where you can have a bird eye view of Dali old ton and Erhai.

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