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Address: Baimata Village, Qili Town, Dunhuang 736200, China
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Great place for a quiet picnic.

A taxi should only cost 20 Kuai, but it really isn't that far out of town for a walk. The street is marked with an English sign, and you can see some of the rural aspects of life... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2015
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Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

A taxi should only cost 20 Kuai, but it really isn't that far out of town for a walk. The street is marked with an English sign, and you can see some of the rural aspects of life in Dunhuang, like mountains of corncobs drying in the sun. It's 15 Kuai to get in, and it's very peaceful. We enjoyed... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

This ancient monument is important, though as a tourist there is little to see here. If you have spare time and are short of sights to see, it's worth going. The staff are very very nice, so hard to say a bad thing about the location. They are very happy for foreign tourists. It's quite hidden. So take a taxi... More 

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Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2014

You can walk to the pagoda from the city in about fifteen minutes. The pagoda itself isn't much to see, as it's not one you can go inside. But, if you go there, walking around the village where it's located is interesting. You can see typical village houses and life.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2012

We rented bikes and went to look for the pagoda, it was closed that day, but the neighborhood is pleasant, dirt road streets with small farm/houses out of the center of town....will be gone a in a few years

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

The White Horse Pagoda requires a RMB 15 ticket. There is nothing in there except for the pagoda, which has 9 levels, 12-metre tall, and a 7-metre diameter. The pagoda you see was built about 170 years ago during the Qing dynasty. The original White Horse Pagoda was built about 1600 years ago, after a then-famous Buddhist monk returned from... More 

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