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Jiezi Ancient Town

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Well maintained, and well worth it

Visited here yesterday, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The site was established in the Ming Dynasty... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
MattwalesNorthWales
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Chengdu, China
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Nicer ancient town

I have been to dozens of ancient towns and found this to be quite nice. Less crowded than the... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
patwyq
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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to visit Jiezi other than the other old towns in the Chengdu area because this is viewed as one of the most authentic and best preserved and restored. When you enter via the tourist centre and ask directions to the ancient town...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Visited here yesterday, and thoroughly enjoyed it. The site was established in the Ming Dynasty, but most of what you see today is much later. Doesn't spoil the experience though. Lots of touristy shops, snacks, restaurants and photo opportunities. Worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MattwalesNorthWales
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

I have been to dozens of ancient towns and found this to be quite nice. Less crowded than the typical ancient town, and quite pleasant. Can easily spend an afternoon strolling around enjoying the scenery and wandering around. Be sure to try the local ye'er...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

We went there after visiting the Dujiangyan Panda Base and Center for Disease Control, having been to multiple ancient towns in China, wasn’t expecting much. Well it is among the better ones that I have visited. What stood out for me were it was Non...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Mayank A
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Jiezi Ancient Town is your typical "ancient town." It is composed of shops, restaurants, tea houses, and so on. There isn't any traffic in the ancient town and it's near a shallow river so it's a good place to visit if you have children. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank LivingTheLaowaiLife
Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Okay, I admit it, I don't like fake, reconstructed or otherwise carnival-like destinations. This is what Jiezi is. An arcade atmosphere with 2 cool bridges that made it worthwhile. If you find yourself in Dujiangyan with 2 hours to spare, go for it. But don't...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Gari H
Reviewed January 31, 2017

Ancient "Old Town" Jiezi is a small town with a very rich and historic history. Located along the Silk Road, it is known as the home of the famous "Goard Poet". Due to the '08 earthquake, much of the city has been restored, but in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank pmoore222
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Very pretty place to stroll on a sunny -- or at least not rainy -- day. Lots of buildings and a bridge that look old (although I'm told that most are reconstructions). Several nice-looking inns, many restaurants, and many-many small shops. We had a very...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank BarryAZ
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Jiezi is a beautiful, very traditional town with an interesting main square and a lovely riverside walkway with tremendous views of two very different and impressive bridges. The town gets very busy with people from Chengdu at the weekends. There are huge numbers of eateries...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank JeffCypress
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

This town is awesome. Make sure to visit and check out the local markets and food. The weekends tend to be busier and bring in the domestic tourists. It's very authentic and not commercialized at all. Keep in mind, no English. We went with a...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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