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Yun Shui Yao Ancient Town

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Changjiao Village, Shuyang Town, Nanjing County 363608, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yun Shui Yao is an pretty little village with huge banyan trees, stone bridges, traditional houses and a waterwheel. The town was renamed to its current name after it was made famous by a TV drama series shot here. Worth a short visit (1-2 hours)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank yeonghaur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To get to some of the tulous without chartering a car: Take shuttle bus 6 from the Nanjing high speed train station (use the toilet here rather than at the bus station ;-) to the bus station in Nanjing town. From there you take a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank siel
Reviewed 2 January 2018

tourists come to nanjing essentially to see the "tulou" and this village houses the largest and tallest one, you'll find it no further than a hundred meters from the main entrance. it looks, sounds and smells authentic with real families still going about their lives...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ivanoew
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

There are a few "earthen building" villages. Yunshuiyao is one of them. You typically take 3-4 hours to explore one village. Due to time constraints, we only visited this as it has beautiful rivers and greenery other than the famous earthen buildings. If you just...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I'm blown away by the ancient (and really huge 300 years old) trees in the area, the quiet sound of the water and birds chirping, I feel so close to nature and it's a really humbling experience. When we first arrived here in the afternoon,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very nice and very old place :) we rent a car and caming from Xiamen . The road is perfect and easy to find

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Don't just visit in the day when day-trippers crowd the toulou and footpaths, stay in a local hotel just five minutes walk from the small market in the morning and enjoy breakfast from the carts or in the small shops selling steaming hot wonton/meat noodles...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Not everybody has easy access to transport and individual tourism, so there is nothing wrong with joining a Chinese tour and get to see what otherwise you could not. If you want to experience China, you should as well get along with the Chinese and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Brussels_Judging
Reviewed 4 April 2016

i had an amazing two days at the taxia county visiting the tulou hakka houses, and was told to visit this "famous" area. I had no idea why it was famous until i went there and learned it was a set for a chinese movie....More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

The place is very beautiful and picturesque. Do not go during the Chinese peak period, as there would be tons of Chinese tourist. I went in March, and it was their non-peak period.

Date of experience: March 2016
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