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Cuandixia Village

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Originally known as Cuan Di Xia, this is a hillside village of well-preserved Ming dynasty houses.
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about 100 km W of Beijing, Beijing 102309, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a nice place to visit if you have an extra day in Beijing, is located 2-3 hours from the city center depending on the traffic, is very easy to go there, by subway "pinggouyuan subway station line 1" once you arrive at the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank EstebanGuarin
Reviewed 27 October 2018

The old stone town of Cuandixia has proven again an excellent and easy tour from Beijing, an authentic experience if you are into the history of the ordinary people. I will always take friends visiting Beijing to this unique spot, and with Beijing guide Peter...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sally F
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Visited with my son. Beautiful and well preserved Ming Village. Hike up the mountain to have a view of the village. Beautiful. Must go if you have the time while in Beijing.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

A medieval village of 400 years’ history; about 2 hours’ drive from Beijing City. It used to be a trade post for merchandise like fur, and now a tourist spot with about 60-70 preserved ancient living quarters built on the slopes. Recommended to do short...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Daydreamer2998
Reviewed 30 January 2018

I've studied feng shui for the past twenty years, but last fall was the first time I've seen the beginnings of feng shui, such as this village represents. This was my second trip to China, and I hope not my last.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank NancyC3103
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Historical township where most of the Chinese tourist visit rather than western tourist .. the township is quite small and quaint and can be done as a day trip ...approximately 2 hours from Beijing however step back in the time of Mao with this cobblestone...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank rosebourke
Reviewed 15 June 2017

It was a three hour road trip from Beijing to spend an uninspiring 30 minutes at Cuandixia which was all it took to get a sense of the medieval village now long gone. The streetscapes and building structures are worth a look - takes 30...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank LHV
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We took a DiDi to get there and booked the same driver to wait for us and paid less than 300 rmb from pingguoyuan subway station on line 1. It was a Sunday and quite hot so not that many tourists out. We had lunch...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank iristaletta
Reviewed 10 June 2017

This is an old Ming village that's full of history. Climb on the hill on the opposite side provides an excellent frontal view of the village, and a short walk up the Guandi Temple provides an even better view of the ancient village wall. If...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is a gorgeous village in the mountains. It has many hiking trails with breathtaking sights. Getting there is no simple task. There is a bus that will take you most the way, but you will need to take a taxi the rest of the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Michael A
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16 August 2016|
Response from Geri8037 | Reviewed this property |
Zhuanghu, in Huairou District.
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Response from CynthiaL1963 | Reviewed this property |
Because the village sites in a valley, you will be able to see short hiking trails all around the village perimeter. I highly recommend these trails as they provide great views of the village for pictures.