Chengdu - Do & See
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Dujianyan Irrigation System

This great engineering project was constructed in 256BC and still functions today. Logs, stones and bamboo cages were used to make a water conservancy and this simple construction has been protecting the vast Chengdu Plain for over 2000 years. It is a monument to ancient Chinese ingenuity, a walk across the Anlan suspension bridge is one way to enjoy it. A bus to the Dujiangyan Passenger Transportation Center from Xinnamen Center will take about 1 ½ hours. Change to the local No 4 route bus to go directly to the Dujiangyan scenic spot.
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