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“Too in your face”
Review of Zhoucheng Village

Zhoucheng Village
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

While I am interested in fabrics, Zhoucheng is too in your face with very aggressive locals trying to drag you into their shops. Seeing batiks produced is interesting. Asking prices were 5+ times those asked in Dali Old Town. I suggest that you buy in the old town rather than enduring Zhoucheng. Not worth it.

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Reviewed 5 July 2013

I came here from XiZhou by taxi (very cheap), and the driver dropped me off at one of the tie-dyeing factories. From what I understood, there are many small, family-owned factories here. So I guess it doesn't really matter which one exactly you visit.
Anyway, the place was nice and I bout some clothes which my family loved.
They will show you around the factory, where you can see the large boiling pots where they actually dye the fabrics. Nice.
Aside from the dyeing thingy, there is a food market in the main square. If you are already here go visit, but truly there is nothing special about it.
Tip: combine a visit here with a visit to other villages in the area, especially XiZhou.

Thank yosef k
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Reviewed 18 August 2012

If you are looking at buying some local flavor gifts which don't take much space in your baggage, stopping in Zhoucheng is handy.
There is one dying shop where you can see their techniques and buy at the lowest prices we saw in the area.
They dye with flower petals and before dipping the cloth in the baths, they have a special way of sewing some areas tight so that the color does not penetrate in those areas. After drying, they cut the threads and it reveals the white patterns which will serve a base to complete the decoration work with other colors.

Not sure what the name of the place was but we asked a taxi driver to take us to a dying shop and this is the one he indicated saying it was the most popular one.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017
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