Yangtze River Cruise, China (Oct 2015) – ShiBaoZhai Pagoda

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Shibaozhai is a red pagoda leaning on a hill along the bank of Yangtze River in Zhong county, Chongqing.

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It consists of 9 floors and a temple at the top. The temple was first built during the reign of Emperor Qianlong in Qing dynasty and people used to go to the temple by just using a chain. Shibaozhai was then later constructed to provide a path to the temple.

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Shibaozhai is a architectural wonder of China that was built without using one single nails in the construction.

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It is not easy to reach the pagoda though as tourisits would have to walk over a long wooden strung bridge, which is very rickety and it bounces a lot.

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The next challenge is to climb up the pagoda using the wooden staircase that is quite steep and narrow.

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There is nothing much to see at the temple but the whole visit is quite adventurous and the view from the top is spectacular.

Yangtze River Cruise, China (Oct 2015) – Introduction

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