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Hongjiang Ancient Commercial City

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Authentic old town

Hongjiang is a good example of a historic Chinese town. The old town is very authentic as it hasn't... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2017
TimBudd1954
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Brisbane, Australia
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Worth the detour

Entry fee is a bit expensive, you're paying for a tour that is not available in English. Brothel... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2016
constancel286
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Montreal, Canada
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Aug 26, 2018
“Untouched old town in China, but ....”
Oct 1, 2017
“Authentic old town”
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Xiongxi Road, Hongjiang 418200, China
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Hongjiang ancient city (which is NOT in Hongjiang city, which has its own ancient town that goes by another name.... figure that out) is in itself a rare example of a well-preserved ancient Chinese city that has not been turned into a Disneyland. Of course, there is still a
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Hongjiang is a good example of a historic Chinese town. The old town is very authentic as it hasn't been commercialised like so many others have.
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The old, commercial quarter in Hongjiang is hidden on the outskirts of the modern town centre. To get there, you come out of the city following the signpost saying Ancient Commercial City 1km, cross a high bridge over the Wu River and turn right almost immediately. At the
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The city is a wonderful, small maze of ancient alleyways and buildings- many being beautifully restored- that provide a glimpse into life in ancient China. Key structures are marked with explanations in Chinese and English. A map of the village is fairly easy to follow although
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Entry fee is a bit expensive, you're paying for a tour that is not available in English. Brothel and Opium were closed when we went. Still, rooms and buildings have been preserved as they would have been 200 years ago. Worth the detour from Fenghuang or Huaihua.
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