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Qiantong Ancient Town

Address: Qiantong Town, Ninghai County 315600, China
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Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

HI, I had been to ninghai and had a chance to visit the place. Went there in an afternoon with slight cold winds blowing, Had a fantastic time and specially had warm soya bean cake to have alongwith the sauce, it was lovely and enjoyed it.

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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

It is not as famous as Xitang, Wuzheng or Zhouzhuang, but thanks of its non-famous, it is not over-developed like other old towns. The town is not very big, maybe in one or two hours you can walk around it. But you can feel that he villagers here are still "living", this town is still "living", not just a viewpoint.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013 via mobile

This was well worth the trip to see. Although I researched the site on the Internet, I failed to note that this is not a museum village with re enact ours and docents, it is a real community that you are visiting. You get to see historical buildings and the people how the people living in them are stuck between... More

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Raleigh, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Though a small attraction, Qiantong is worth seeing, especially if you've had enough of China's big-city traffic and bustle. It's a well-preserved town with buildings dating from the Ming and Qing dynasties, with families still living there. On the drizzly day we went, the visitors were few, so the experience of strolling around the ancient town was very pleasant. They... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2010

Not what l thought it would be. Went with a few locals and l was very surprised at what l saw. have seen a lot of new China but this was great to see the old China well worht the time to go and see

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