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Qianyang Ancient Town

Qiancheng Town, Hongjiang, China
+86 745 773 9122
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a slice of old China

If you are tired of over-commercialization in China's old towns (Fenghuang, Pingyao, Zhouzhuang... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2017
Damien M
Stepping in Ancient Paths

Founded centuries ago as a political center in Hunan people still live in this town although... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2016
SHDuffy
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Apr 14, 2017
“a slice of old China”
Nov 5, 2016
“Stepping in Ancient Paths”
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Qiancheng Town, Hongjiang, China
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you are tired of over-commercialization in China's old towns (Fenghuang, Pingyao, Zhouzhuang...) then this is the place for you. It has no entrance fee, there's plenty of traditional architecture and the village shops serve locals rather than tourists (excluding a couple of cafes and...More

2  Thank Damien M
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

Founded centuries ago as a political center in Hunan people still live in this town although tourism appears to be a major enterprise. Many buildings have been restored or are in the process, but the character is well maintained. Public accommodations have been added- restrooms,...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Absolutely worth the detour - the town has thus far avoided turning into a tourist attraction like Fenghuang or Hongjiang and has kept its beauty and serenity. Residents still live here, so explore quietly and be a part of Chinese daily life in this untouched...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2015

Located about 45 mins by bus from the major city of Huaihua 怀化 ,Quanyang or Qiancheng 黔城as it is now called is one of best preserved and untouristry destinations in China . This the china many travellers dream of finding a walled ancient city located...More

1  Thank Steve G
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