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Shilingxia Scenic Area

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No. 73, Diaowo Village, Huangsongyu town, Pinggu District, Beijing 101201, China
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

There are two ways of reaching the UFO glass bridge in Shilinxia valley. One option is to take the cable car and then climb uphill for about an hour. This can be a strenuous route for those with knee problems and heart issues. The other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Prem Anand N
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

We came here with a school PTA on the Saturday. The UFO platform was closed, with no reasons explained. The cable car is really out of date, we took it up. 100 CNY one way per person. Steps are narrow. Some areas are actually dangerous....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank VictorRU
Reviewed April 17, 2018

There is a lot of hype about this place. But apart from the logistics (2 hours drive + 90 mins walk up to the top of the mountain where the glass UFO is located), the real downside is the crowds. It won't be a gentle...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank TempleofPeace
Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

We went to the glass platform and Scenic Area in a rental car which cost us ¥750 for the day. The entrance fee of ¥78 is fine if you are also prepared to pay for the ¥200 for the cable car return. The walking route...More

Date of experience: September 2017
6  Thank 38jodir
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

The area is about 2 hours from Beijing and the drive through the countryside is enjoyable. The glass bottom scenic area is amazing but it is an effort to get there. The chair lift is 200RMB return and then there are about another 30 minutes...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Trusstytraveller
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We had a daytrip to shilingxia from Beijing. It was about two hours one way. It was a super fun experience. We just wanted a photo on the glass bridge/UFO. There are several ways of getting to the top including a cable. The cable is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank iristaletta
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

after simatai great wall and gubei water town overnight. its a two hours drive from Miyun to Pinggu. Have a small theme park upon entrance. We took one way cable car going up for ¥100 which is expensive. after the cable car still need to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Cherry Mae W
Reviewed May 25, 2016

Its a very nice place. Definitely a place of delight for people who love hikings. Highly recommended. Enjoy the caves, paintings and various carvings that are dotted all around the place.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank 007_Gaurav
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Recommended for thrill seekers and hitch-hikers. ShiLingXia is not a very big place but it will give you enough challenge for a weekend with your friends or family. Enjoy all the carvings and paintings on your way to the top. There is also a small...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank MikeFJones
Reviewed December 8, 2014

Visited this scenic spot for the second time in a year. Summer is great and lots of water but a lot of people. Never go in Winter as the entrance fee of 78RMB is not justified.There is no water up the mountain side in Winter...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Response from 38jodir | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine it would be open BUT it would be an extremely difficult walk to the top if it was wet or snowing! I personally wouldn’t waste a day going there. There are plenty of other things to see in Beijing!