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Xichang Satellite Launch Center

3.9/5
892 Reviews
Military Site
Open Open from 8:30am-5:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2 hours
Address: Fengjiawan, Zeyuan Township, Mianning County, Xichang City
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Phone: 0834-8888588

What people are saying:

Patriotism education base. The four major satellite launch centers in China, the only one open to the outside world. Must go here to see Xichang. There is a tour group in Xichang. The cost is more than 150 yuan. You can also take a passenger bus to the sand bar at the West Passenger Station for 20 yuan a person. In the sandbar there are motorcycles, rural minibus ~ green. The minibus is 40 yuan for carpooling. It is full of 8 people, 5 yuan per person. The sandbar is located 7.4 kilometers from the satellite launch center visitor center, spanning three natural villages. It is a special drive Z005. You can also walk there on foot if you have physical strength. The scenery is good all the way.

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  • 67ivans
    67ivans
    Dongguan, China
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    Foreigners Forbidden

    The place is far from city one hour, transport very expensive. Even though, arriving there we were informed that visitation is forbidden for foreigners. Anyway, friends visited the place and said it...

    Reviewed on /Date(1519423103000+0800)/
  • Artscene
    Artscene
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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    Only opened to Chinese citizens

    As a foreign NGO representative, i brought a group of local students to visit this place. However this place would not accept foreigners, not even Hong Kong citizens. So i ended up waiting outside by ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1444970060000+0800)/

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Introduction

The Xichang Satellite Launch Center was built in the early 1970s and is located about sixty kilometers northwest of Xichang City. In the past ten years, more than twenty satellites have been successfully launched using the "Long March 3," "Long March 2E" and "Long March 3" carrier rockets. Opened in 1988, hundreds of thousands of domestic and foreign tourists have come here to learn about the exciting process of launching rockets.
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