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Huanglongxi Ancient Town

Huanglongxi Town, Shuangliu County 610200, China
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4.0 of 5 stars 108 Reviews
Type: Reservations, Cultural
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Type: Reservations, Cultural
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Bay Area, CA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

The Yellow Dragon Brook old town started 2100 years ago. Its located 36 KM (22.5 miles) from the center of Chengdu and southeast of the Shuangliu (CTU) airport. The old town has been renovated and there is a small meandering brook that is a natural divider of the long main street with a sprinkling of bridges and wooden logs across... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I also went on a sunday, catching a midday bus from xinnanmen bus station (14rmb) which took an hour. Turn left at the gate on arrival at huanglongxi and you can walk the 500m upslope to the town. I was pleasantly surprised at first at the decor and english signage but then i got to the main bit and was... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We visited this town as part of our tour of China. Unfortunately the day we went it rained and rained so we did not see it at it's best. We could imagine how it would be on a bright summer's day (although the crowds could be unbearable perhaps). There was a small stream running through the middle to a river... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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119 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I gather many ancient towns in China are like this - the town itself is ancient, but pretty much everything in the town was built yesterday, albeit in a style similar to the ancient. Once it may have been genuinely historically interesting, now it is just a tourist spot, full of small shops and kiosks. These offer a good range... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
28 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Visited Huanglongxi on a very busy Sunday. We arrived early as we had a train to catch later in the day and were very glad we were as early as we were as it became very crowded. The waterway was full of children with water pistols and other water toys spraying each other gleefully and the shops and cafes were... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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71 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Huanglongxi Ancient Town was one of the top 10 ancient towns in China. I took a bus from Xinnamen Bus station to Huanglongxi Passenger Transport Center. The bus fare costs RMB 14. From the Huanglongxi Passenger Transport Center, I took another public bus direct to Huanglongxi ancient town. The public bus fare costs RMB1. In fact, the ancient town is... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I knew going in that this town, like many "old towns" in China is very tourist oriented and lightish on real historical buildings but I just couldn't get into it. Could put it down somewhat to the busy Sunday afternoon crowds, but overall it just felt very fake, and the admitted prettiness wasn't doing it for it me. Watching hordes... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Journey : About 1.5 hours Bus journey from Xinnanmen (rmb14 one way). Arrived at HLX bus station and hopped on small bus (rmb1 one way) to entrance HLX town. Stay: 1 night at SanGuoShiFu 三国食府 (rmb280 Pernight family room, 4 pax, booked through Angel - Sichuan exploration holidays). Hotel about 10 minute walk from entrance. Room heater was warm and... More 

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Bangkok
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501 reviews 501 reviews
146 attraction reviews
293 helpful votes 293 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Huanglongxi Ancient Town is a bit of a drive from Chengdu, something like an hour and a half. It is not a good trip if you're not well rested, as you will do plenty of walking once you get there. Huanglongxi is an absolutely charming place. A small stream runs through the walking street area of this lovely town. On... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Enjoyed the walk and visit this place with my husband and friends. Feel the ancient town of China with may souveniers and foods shops along the way. I like the most is the stream that divided the 'town' into 2 and ended up in a river. For those travell with young children, bring along a swim suit or extra cloths... More 

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