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Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi)

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Address: No.1375 Xiongmao Avenue the Outside Northern Third Ring Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu 610081, China
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Bucket list. Long wait for panda cubs

Try to find people in your hostel who go to the panda base to share a cab with. We paid 8 yuan per person to get there and 10 to get back. Yes that's more expensive than public... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Try to find people in your hostel who go to the panda base to share a cab with. We paid 8 yuan per person to get there and 10 to get back. Yes that's more expensive than public transport but you need to be there at 8. Panda feeding starts around that time and then they are most active. Around... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The panda breeding resort is a zoo with, well, panda's. Choice is red pandas or giant pandas. That might seem boring, it is definitely not! Great nature, and when coming early, the panda's are eating and playing. Be a little late and the only thing you see is their behind. So be early to see these funny creatures play in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there around 8 in the morning and it became crowded very fast. Yet, we spend our morning there and enjoyed seeing pandas of different sizes. The so called yearlings were very active and adorable. Unfortunately they don't have their picture program anymore.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

if you want to see pandas, go here. because of the heat however we only saw them in airconditioned enclosures. some exhibits were closed or under renovation. It would also be helpful to have an english written guide to the place.

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited here as part of a 2 day trip jetting around some of the key tourist attractions in China. For anyone doing China, I suppose one of the expectations is that you do the Giant Pandas! We jetted into Chengdu late the night before and a guide and driver picked us up at our hotel early the next morning.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Go early to see the pandas more active. This is a wonderful place to spend a bit of time with these fabulous animals. Don't miss the red pandas either.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I would definitely advise getting to the pandas for the 7:30 opening time. You can walk around and choose what you want to see first, or pay 10 rmb for the shuttle car. If you arrive early, both are fine options as there are no crowds. The shuttle car dropped us at the nursery area first. After viewing cubs and... More 

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College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited the Panda Center with friends who live in Chengdu. I thought I was prepared for what I would see, but it was more than I expected. Not your average zoo experience. Learned a great deal about these wonderful giants. Seeing the newborns who are small enough to hold in one hand then seeing the adolescent bears frolicking together and... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to China to run a half-marathon on the Great Wall. As an aside we went to Chengdu to visit the Giant Panda bears. This was no doubt the highlight of our time in China. If you are in China, you must visit the Pandas. No.1375 Xiongmao Avenue the Outside Northern Third Ring Road, Chenghua District, Chengdu 610081, China.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent a wonderful day seeing the pandas. Lovely environment to see the pandas, adult, teenagers, toddlers and baby pandas. Was extremely hot while we were there so we're lucky to get to see them. Lovely big Swan lake that was very relaxing to walk round and sit. If you like pandas then definitely worth a visit

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