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Rather touristy but it's still interesting to see old village buildings and experience local food

The genuine village proper is located further in the complex. Look out for the statue of Chairman... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
Sharon A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Beautiful village

What a pretty village. I truly enjoyed walking through the meandering walkways in this small... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Tourisit bus is available in Xi‘an North Bus Station. The station staff said bus depatures every hour on the hour. But actually there’s a schedule which you can find only via Yuan Village’s official wechat, only in Chinese. The driver wouldn’t turn on the A/C...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

The genuine village proper is located further in the complex. Look out for the statue of Chairman Mao as you come down the main road, walk another 30 metres along the main road, keep looking to the right (the same side of the Chairman Mao...More

Thank Sharon A
Reviewed 27 May 2018

What a pretty village. I truly enjoyed walking through the meandering walkways in this small village.

1  Thank TriplyzerI
Reviewed 20 October 2017

A small town located 70 km away from Xian where it has been transformed to a tourist attraction with shops modeled during the Qing dynasty . While the food are mostly spicy and is dedicated to the local taste bud. One item I will highly...More

2  Thank dcplee
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had to run the gauntlet of hawker stalls: souvenir, fruit, etc before entering the village. A statue of Chairman Mao attracted a lot of photographers....from China as well as overseas.. I bought an enormous peach for 2yuan, tourist's price I'm sure, but it turned...More

1  Thank Joan0452013
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Just to add to what others have said, we enjoyed a day visit there today with a Chinese student. We didn't have a car, so we took a "public" bus that left from the big bus station across the road from HanChengLu subway station (#1...More

1  Thank hrpmrl
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A great place to experienced a local culture with lots of local food available. Be prepared with an empty stomach as there are many things you wish to savor from this place. However it is quite a far away from the city of Xian so...More

Thank AmeliaO
Reviewed 30 October 2016

My local friend and her mother invited me to a day trip (today - Sunday) from Xi'an to enjoy the local foods and crafts. I guess we drove for over an hour both ways = around 80kms all told. Many of the earlier reviewers have...More

Thank PAC6017
Reviewed 29 March 2016

This village is not a typical village. The village is transformed to a tourist location selling mostly local delicacies. You can see them selling noodles, lamb stew, apple juice, local pastries and others. There is also a Muslim street which sells similar food but halal....More

Thank CarynKaining
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Visited YuanJiaCun Village with a tour group expecting to visit a Mao era village & see a slice of decades past. We had lunch when we arrived at a 'farmer's restaurant' which was OK. Nice food, but nothing special. The building/s that the 'farmer's restaurant'...More

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