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Address: Lion Mountain, Gucheng District, Lijiang 674100, China
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nice View but not Awe Inspiring

There is a fee needed to enter the Wangu Pavilion area but it may or may not feel like that it is worth it depending on what you looking for. The garden and tree lined area... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2016
Mesa, Arizona
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Community of Madrid, Spain
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13 reviews
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

wonderful place to see the whole old city and new town view, tour guide told us it is tallest tower in Liijiang,

Thank HernandezFaz
Sandnes, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Nice view of the entire Lijiang city and the mountains from the top floor on the pavilion. The building is only a few years old and there are paintings on display along the wall on each floor as you ascend. The surrounding buildings seem a bit of a mess and lack maintenance, though they are very easy to skip as... More 

Thank mysurp
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Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Unless you are a poverty-stricken backpacker don't listen to the people moaning about the ¥50 entrance fee. It's totally worth it for some great panoramic views of Lijiang. Go early in the morning (opens 8:30) to avoid the crowds.

Thank simonbutler1
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63 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2016

I went to MUFU and when I walked up, there is a ticket booth that required me to pay CNY50. I think it is over priced because I paid 50 for MUFU and another 50 for Wangu. Actually it's nothing much up there, just to see the whole Lijiang old town from the top. It depends on what you want,... More 

Thank Daeng D
Mesa, Arizona
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130 reviews
72 attraction reviews
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Reviewed May 24, 2016

There is a fee needed to enter the Wangu Pavilion area but it may or may not feel like that it is worth it depending on what you looking for. The garden and tree lined area surrounding the Pavilion is nice but nothing special - there are many nicer gardens and tree-lined parks in China. The pavilion itself is nice... More 

Thank AZCasualTraveler
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

It's nice here, but if you've been touring around seeing many temples, pavilions and pagodas, this one is not as pristine or awe-inspiring. However, you can get an excellent, panoramic view of the old town and Jade Dragon Snow mountain from the top! ¥50 is also wayyy more expensive than most similar but better sights. Meh.

Thank Carol T
Chengdu, China
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59 attraction reviews
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Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Many visitors seem to be put off by the entrance fee, which is 50 rmb per person, but honestly, this place is a must visit! (Don't forget to bring your town entrance tickets.) Throughout your whole trip, you'll see beautiful views of Lijiang. Come here to take magnificent pictures without tourists in the way. After a 10-15 minutes walk you'll... More 

Thank holidaycoco
Chelsea, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed July 10, 2015

I came up to the pavilion from the back side there are two German Shepard dogs in separate metal cages that scared me when they saw me first they can get at you but, they are there. The view from the upper decks is beautiful and worth the trip up the stairs.

Thank Asiantraveler53
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1,723 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 834 helpful votes
Reviewed July 7, 2015

Located at the top of Lion Hill, this pavilion is a good spot to have a panoramic view of Lijiang old town. There is a charge of 50Y which is expensive just to get a vantage view of the city.

Thank nellielim
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2015

You can go up to the top on the 5th floor of the wangu pavilion. The view over Lijiang old town is very good. Unfortunately they charge 50Y per person. That's why we were the only one in the whole park.

Thank lukeeeeee

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