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Wusong Island

Address: Songhua River, Chuanying District, Jilin 132000, China
Phone Number: 0432-2455771
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Ranked #4 of 29 Attractions in Jilin
Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Wusong Island is a place in the countryside among Manchu villages about 50 km outside Jilin City. It is becoming increasingly known for the most beautiful rime (雾凇) in the Jilin area. Mist from the Songhua river freezes on trees and shrubs on cold nights and forms spectacular displays of ice crystals. It's a very worthwhile excursion from Jilin City,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014 via mobile

The ice trees need to be seen around 6/7am - so as the island is 2hrs outside city it requires a v. early start. Unfortunately we missed it :(

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Singapore, Singapore
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

You can get to this little island which is less than 2 hours drive from Jilin City. You can also see Wusong (Ice rimmed trees) along the Songhe river in Jilin. However, it all depends on the weather. We we fortunate to get Wusong the first morning we were at Jilin. The Wusong on the island is much prettier. Best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Extremely cold due to the wind. We were nearly frozen on the island. Most of the wusong (icecicles formed on tree twigs or tree branches as a result of condensation) are found near the jetty, not on the island itself. But if you are lucky, you might be treated to such magical display. The lone tree on the island is... More 

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