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Mount Emei (Emeishan)

Emeishan 614201, China
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Ranked #2 of 68 Attractions in Emeishan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Description: A scenic mountain area houses important Buddhist temples.
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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161 reviews 161 reviews
40 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I prefer the Alps, but not because they are nicer, who would be crazy enough to compare the one with the other? Although, they even have the same cable cars from Doppelmayr in Austria! No, I prefer the Alps because cows brought down from their grazing grounds in the Alps are more civilised than 99.5% of the tourists hiking up... More

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Nuremberg, Germany
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106 reviews 106 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The masses of people steal any spirituality of the place. The steps and crowds make it more a climb into a building than a hike. Everyone here wants their share of the money from the tourists so expect to overpay for most of your needs and that's even before you leave the Emei city bus station. We had fun, the... More

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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed in a onset resort at Midlevel. It was packed all the way from driving uphill till arrival. It was rainy n foggy so I didn't see much. We took the bus n get entrance ticket and reach the top by cable car, it was a disaster for it was so packed n queues everywhere in high season time.... More

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Sacramento
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It is a trek well worth taking. First you park in Emei city parking lot. Vendors will be selling rain ponchos and bamboo sticks for walking, buy both. You get on buses and travel 2 hours up the hill on a hairpin turn road. Once at the bus parking, look around the parking lot for wild monkeys (short tail), they... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I wasn't sure what to expect and set off in rain and mist but once you had been climbing for an hour or so you broke through the mist to beautiful blue skies and sunshine. As per everything in China it is very commercialised but it was still worth a visit to see the monuments and the sea of cloud... More

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Skien, Norway
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19 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Visited in march 2013. We had a guid with our smal family. Started early from Emei City, so didn't get the sun rise. But the tour was amazing, so no big lose. Smal busses drowe us up in to the mountain, when you are used to norwegian roads (curvs), we didn't get car sic, but we was recomended to take... More

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

really amazing view... you can experience, the heaven bottom of your feet.... but please aware on the entrance fee and also cable car fee to take you to the tip of the mount emei where the golden summit located.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

it is very nice to hike up the mount emei but the you definitly have to see the sunrise from the top of the mountain. it is the most beautiful i have ever seen and definitly worth. you can sleep in the temples but take care they try to rip you off. you should not pay more than 40 Yuan... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The main attraction up this 3000m mountain must be the statue of the goddess of mercy and the temples up there. This must be the motivation of the hundreds if not thousands who climb the steps up there to pray for peace, prosperity and all of life's desires. The journey begins in the morning with the purchase of entry tickets... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This 3000m high mountain is an amazing experience, but be prepared for what waits there. We took the bud half way up the mountain and prepared to walk to the top by sunset and watch the sun come up the next day. But the whole trip is a massive step-climb as there are build stairs everywhere, so after 6 hours... More

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