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Address: Yinchuan, China
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Every Chinese heard of the name 踏破賀蘭山闕

I read the writing about this place for long time. And proud to admit, when my friends know that I had been there via my facebook album, they are all delighted.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2014
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Shanghai, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

if you stand under the cliff, you can not figure out how the ancient people to carve the vivid living scenes on these enormous rocks. Maybe this is the way history goes, some carved in rock, some written in paper, some, just fade away~

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Hong Kong, China
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I read the writing about this place for long time. And proud to admit, when my friends know that I had been there via my facebook album, they are all delighted.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I've lived and traveled in China for 11 years, and I'd place this site in my top 3 attractions. I'm grateful we went. Upon arrival you'll be ushered into a middling to poor museum of rock art throughout China and the world - I'd advise skipping it (note: it appears that a new museum is under construction as of May... More 

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Singapore
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73 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Visited in 2009 and found it interesting but you have to close your eyes to the usual China tourism squalor (gift shops, concrete paths, etc.). In 2009 we could climb the hills and stray off the sidewalks where we found additional carvings un-enhanced that were much more interesting. Why oh why can't the Chinese tourism industry learn to leave things... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I enjoyed this place but think for non-artists it might be too far for too little. Its highly commercialised "exit through the gift shop" and very much on the tour bus circuit. That said the rock carvings are interesting - if heavily "enhanced" to improve their kerb appeal.

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