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Xishuangbanna

Jinghong, China
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Ranked #2 of 51 Attractions in Jinghong
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Cianjur, Indonesia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Xishuangbanna is another part of China which shows interesting culture between Myanmar and China, The place is cozy, many restoran serve of chinesse food and local culture.The city is not big enough but make all the visitor feels comfort. We cand found the night life here, very interesting..awesome!

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Lyon, France
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Dai people in Xishuangbanna are same root of Thai or Tai in the north of Thailand. I'm from Chiang Mai, always happy to visit Xishuangbanna to visit our relative Dai/Tai people

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Dai's Minority In Ginghong Every New Year from13th April to 15th April. They have: 1) Food and Funfair: Enjoy local delicacies and Endless Games and Fun 2) Dragon-boat Competition: Watch Dragon-boat Competition among inter Minorities Groups 3) Water Splashing Festival: Join the Local and Tourists in the most fun event of the whole celebration. 4) Kongming Lantern Flying: Look at... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
28 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Another feeling to be touched from other part of China. New town area is beautiful. So crowded especially in water festival period. The parade are awesome! Can say that it kind a tourist city. Tribal and cultural experience are the main issue for travelling here. And it's too hot in summer btw! Lol

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

A long awaited break from busy Shanghai life, we had a great time in Xishuangbanna region. In March / April, the weather is perfect and dry, if slightly on the warm side; around 30-35 degrees C. Our aim was to get out into nature and minority villages on the Burmese border. A couple of days in Jinghong, the region's capital,... More

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Shanghai, China
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

To visit Xishuangbanna is one of my mother's dream since she was very young, I was happy and honor to bring her and father together for a family tour, so this city means a lot to us before we went there. The city is small but crowded, just like other popular leisure destinations, it is full of travellers which we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
51 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Overall, a chilled out place with some decent cafes (Mekong and Meimei on Menglong Road) and awesome weather. There's definitely potential for this place to be a real tourist destination (Westerners not just local tourists) but needs a lot of real investment into its infrastructure. The city itself is going through a lot of transition - lots of housing developments... More

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Shanghai, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

This is a new area across the river from the main city. It was under development still when we were there but still enough to do. Very relaxing area only 5 mins to the main city I you really wanted to go there. An amazing dai BBQ restaurant. Really busy but worth the wait for the most amazing tasting food.... More

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Jinan, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

beautiful rainforests, elephants, monkeys, the feel of thailand vietnam & China mixed in a blender, lush vegetation & traditional ethnic villages, relaxed friendly atmosphere. These would be the keywords to describe this little corner of China that is dipping its toe into S.E. Asia. The local Dai culture is displayed in the architecture, sculptures, markets and villages nestled in the... More

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Tirana, Albania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

One of the greatest experiences, a real travel adventure. I was part of a foreign group invited by China Radio International, who did all the arrangements of our tour, spending 6 days in Xishuangbanna region, including Jinuan village, Hanji village and Dai Village. The trips were organized by cars and where possible by Electric assisted bicycles. Every step was a... More

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