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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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Long walk, but worth it

There doesn't appear to be many pandas here at the moment. In fact I think we only saw 2/3 relatively large ones and 2 toddlers. I appreciate that there may have been more and... read more

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Cheltenham
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There doesn't appear to be many pandas here at the moment. In fact I think we only saw 2/3 relatively large ones and 2 toddlers. I appreciate that there may have been more and that they were asleep somewhere, but was rather disappointed. On the other hand the red panda population appears to have increased since our last visit 10... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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Definitely go in the morning when they open. The pandas were very active and it's a great activity for the kids. Very clean, well maintained with beautiful grounds. The highlight was our daughter taking a picture with the year old panda which despite the cost is definitely worth the money since you take the pictures.

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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Well, that's OK. Most tourists come here but the Pandas are worth the journey. Such adorable creatures. A pleasure for all ages.

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Moonah, Australia
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Well organized zoo, you get to see plenty of pandas close up, the fences are low so viewing is easy. Make sure you walk through the red panda enclosure and if you're lucky one will walk right past you on the track. The taxi touts are fairly intense at the exit, we took the shuttle bus back to chunxi road... More 

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I guess this is the world's premier location for pandas. The place is teeming with them. There are the standard black & white ones and red ones as well. I'm not a great fan of zoos. But this is a good one. The animals have plenty of space and (as for as I could judge) they looked content. They had... More 

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Second time here and always fun. Go in the morning. The pandas are more active. Children love this place.

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The pandas were mainly sleeping when we were there, big and beautiful. The facility is clean and modern and full of information.

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Very well done environment for the endangered Pandas. 45min taxi ride to the site. I took the bus and metro back. Morning arrival to see the Pandas having their bamboo breakfast. Great fun and walkabout.

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I love going to see the pandas. They are really active on a morning so go as early as possible, because they will be asleep all afternoon. Once it gets over 21degrees it's too warm for them so October - April is the best time to visit. Avoid summer at all costs, they will be asleep indoors, hard to see... More 

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We travelled to Chengdu especially to visit the panda research centre, and so glad we did, it's amazing !! If not for this centre, and its other 3 centres dedicated to the survival and return of this magnificent creature to the wild, there would be few, if any pandas left on the planet. Set in a very picturesque park environment,... More 

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