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Address: Northwest of the county, Dengfeng 452470, China
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Hiking and meditation combined

Hiking and meditation combined. It took 7hours to make 15km hiking in SongShan path. I really loved monasteries! Choose your favorite and meditate

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hiking and meditation combined. It took 7hours to make 15km hiking in SongShan path. I really loved monasteries! Choose your favorite and meditate

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Thank Ponuponas
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the cable car to the half way stage and then walk for hours along the edge of the mountain. Amazing scenery and breath taking views. You can walk all the way down if you can arrange for someone to pick you up at a different exit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Really nice cable cars,view is amazing would recommend also hiking it's a great experience surrounded by amazing nature

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Thank Giovanni P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

One of the best thing you can do after visiting shaolin temple is to visit Song Mountain. It is not a very high mountain, but the view is fantastic.

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Thank Lei Y
Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We visited the mountains in april and the weather was great. We took the cable car on both ways up and down, because we only had half of the afternoon to visit. If you want to see the cliffs and the plankway, take the new cable car that is further away from the temple on the left side. It is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

We took the cable car up from near the Pagoda Forest at Shaolin Temple. The 100 RMB admission to the temple includes hiking areas. Definitely take the cable car, which are new, from 2015, and Swiss-made. We hiked all the way to the Sanhuangzhai, Buddhist temple at the end, and would not have made it if we had hiked to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Good for those who have energy and not phobia of heights. Is amazing how they can build a pathway that beside the mountains. Cable cost CNY80 to and fro Not recommended for elderly people.

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Thank Shikisan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

When i visited here there were not many people because everyone had to walk up the mountain. however, this is being repaired so i expect there to be more people in the future. Crazy views, steep walking on the edge of cliffs. Like all mountains in China, stone stairs are everywhere. Well worth the visit to see the Buddhist temple... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

The gondolas will take you to the top of Mt Song where there are a few stalls selling merchandise. The view on top is magnificent. If adventurous you can walk to the top as well. On the epak you can see a distant temple on the mountain edge. What a magnificent spectacle. How did they convey all the necessary materials... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Great historical walk with crazy intense stairs (the gradient is almost vertical and stairs uneven) The view isn't very good due to pollution but just being there is enough. The history of the Song mountain is amazing,a must do.

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