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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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.