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Address: Middle of Taicang, Taicang 215400, China
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Do not miss when travelling in Yunnan.

We are very glad that we visited Shaxi, having also visited Lijing and Dali. The latter, while still attractive, have become rather commercialized,whereas Shaxi is still mostly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Hua Hin, Thailand
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Hua Hin, Thailand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We are very glad that we visited Shaxi, having also visited Lijing and Dali. The latter, while still attractive, have become rather commercialized,whereas Shaxi is still mostly unspoiled. Most people encountered in the street are locales going about their business, rather than tourists. (We visited in March, the low season, when the weather is glorious. Things may be different during... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I visited this Ancient Town during my stay in Taicang and I found it to be very interesting and the area opened my eyes as to how many people live here opposed to what I am used to in Australia.

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Linwood, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I went with an American friend and his Chinese wife to visit Shaxi Watertown on a pleasant Sunday afternoon. They have probably visited hundreds of historical and other sites in China - it's a passion for him. Unlike most of the similar tourist areas in China - this one still has not caught on with the crowds - very empty... More 

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