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Address: Tuojiang Town, Zhangjiajie 416200, China (Formerly Feng Huang Cheng (Phoenix Town))
Phone Number: 0743-3502059

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Very cool old city and beautiful and night

We loved walking around this city and the waterfront. There are more bars than you can count and a multitude of shops and restaurants. Our group had a blast touring through the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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Chengdu, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

There is no denying that this place is amazing to look at in the evening. The main problem is the 148rmb you have to pay to get into the old town. The 'scenic spots' in the old town are just very small museums and a five minute boat ride. It would be nice if you had the option to pay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We loved walking around this city and the waterfront. There are more bars than you can count and a multitude of shops and restaurants. Our group had a blast touring through the many alleyways and shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I went with part of a tourist group for "Chinese from foreign countries" tour. We arrive the afternnoon and walked around until night. Beautiful scenary but more so during night whe all the colorful lights are on. I saw a guy washing vegetables in the river next to either a restaurant or stall... Not sure of the sanitary condition of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We stopped in on our way somewhere else for an afternoon. This town was sold to a private company a few years back and the commercial interests are apparent. That said, we had an enjoyable afternoon. I had been craving some western comforts after a couple of weeks travelling and I was spoiled for choice as many of the many... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The old township of Fenghuang is a must see if you are in the Zhangjiajie region. Allow two days and find accommodation in or near the old town. Fenghuang is easy to walk, although there is confusion about the boundaries of the 'old town precinct'. Tickets are valid for 3 days, and if your tour leader insists on holding the... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Beautifully preserved Phoenix town which lies at the foot of a mountain by the Tuo River. Here you'll view the remains of the ancient city walls and gate towers, as well as temples and traditional stilt houses perched above the water. Also visit the Former Residence of Shen Congwen, a famous novelist, and the Former Residence of Xiong Xiling, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Beautiful, really beautiful and make sure you are there before sunset and also experience the night view. Unfortunately, this beautiful place was" smeared" by a very rude staff at the Rainbow bridge. I had never seen a young lady so fierce and rude in my life. She was shouting and shouting at our guide for a small misunderstanding. How can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

By day this city is fun to walk around. It is situated right on a river so there are definitely some nice views and there is a ton of shopping. We were able to do all of our souvenir and gift shopping for good prices. At night the city transforms into a Vegas-like light display. It is an awesome sight... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

First thing first, I was really surprised to find that the city had its own school. The city is very commercial with many little shops. I would say that this would be a good spot to get gifts for any families or friends back home. There were a lot of small museums that where not really that great I recommend... More 

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Magog, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Interesting to read reviews saying that this place is fake. It is actually an old city but it is very commercial. The setting is impressive with these constructions on the cliffs along the river. With so many tourists bothering their life, you can't blame the locals for trying to make a buck out of it.While I like the place, I... More 

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Address: Tuojiang Town, Zhangjiajie 416200, China (Formerly Feng Huang Cheng (Phoenix Town))
Phone Number: 0743-3502059
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hunan  >  Zhangjiajie

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