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Huanglongxi Ancient Town

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Address: Huanglongxi Town, Shuangliu County 610200, China
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A very beautiful place with some ancient buildings and a clean and clear stream flowing through. There are a lot of shops around selling food and souvenirs. Great place except for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
marianneongll
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George Town, Malaysia
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

China has plenty of ancient towns. This one is in Chengde. It's has old buildings conserved and lease out to businesses. I felt the whole place became too commercialised and it's has lost the touch and feel of an old town. But it's cleaned and well maintained. There are lots of restaurants and shops selling same old stuffs, eg local... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to several 'ancient towns' in China and personally I think this one is most memorable. Most other ancient towns would be frequented by backpackers etc. with bars and western style restaurants. This one is quite traditionally Chinese. The repaired and reconstructed ancient buildings still maintain their old time glory with beautiful carving and decorations. The streets are... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very beautiful place with some ancient buildings and a clean and clear stream flowing through. There are a lot of shops around selling food and souvenirs. Great place except for the toilet facilities. There is a courtyard there where you can watch a face changing mask show etc to while away the time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It took an hour from Chengdu Xinnanmen Bus Station, but still had to walk 5-10mins to enter the ancient town. Admission is free. Its worth the visit, though the town is small, it is very well preserved. There is heaps of places to eat and buy souvenirs. Found a place that make a one strand noodle that fills the bowl,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We got there from Xinnanmen coach station in Chengdu (line 3). Took about 1hr on way there and about 1hr 45 minutes on way back due to traffic. Journey is mainly on Jinnan road dual carriageway & we arrived at the town surprisingly quickly once we'd got outside Chengdu. The coach station is about a 10 minute walk from the... More 

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Chengdu, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Huang Longxi Ancient town is probably the most famous tourists' town in Sichuan nowadays. For many Chinese tourists, especially people from Sichuan, they really like to visit this town, because it has many local foods for people to try, chinese traditional antient buildings, green trees everywhere and a creek running though the main town with cool water in summer, the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Bus to HuangLongXi departs Chengdu's Chadianzi bus terminal every 15-20mins. Just go to platform 32 and get the ticket on the bus, no need to enter the main terminal building for this destination. Bus station in HuangLongXi is 10 mins walk from the town; turn right upon exiting the bus station's compound.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

This is a completely remodeled riverside village, with plenty of shops and eateries. Very popular as a weekend destination for locals and very touristic. But its location alongside a river is charming and there is plenty of opportunity to relax and drink or eat at restaurant and cafes' terraces. Regretfully, I was there on a rainy day, but I still... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I knew from reviews and other sources that an "ancient town" so close to Chengdu would probably have little of its original charm left, and would be largely devoted to separating tourists from their cash. In that, I was correct. We arrived here late (around 17:30) and the crush of people had largely subsided as they clogged the roads back... More 

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Murcia, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

This old town is about an hour's drive out of Chengdu and is very popular with the locals at the weekend. There are lots of streets packed with places to eat or buy yourself a souvenir. Down by the river there are boat trips which take you away from the crowds and offer a nice snapshot of the bamboo lined... More 

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