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Yun Shui Yao Ancient Town

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Jan 1, 2018
“touristy but charming nonetheless”
Oct 29, 2017
“Earthen buildings, rivers and greenery”
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Changjiao Village, Shuyang Town, Nanjing County 363608, China
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

tourists come to nanjing essentially to see the "tulou" and this village houses the largest and tallest one, you'll find it no further than a hundred meters from the main entrance. it looks, sounds and smells authentic with real families still going about their lives...More

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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

There are a few "earthen building" villages. Yunshuiyao is one of them. You typically take 3-4 hours to explore one village. Due to time constraints, we only visited this as it has beautiful rivers and greenery other than the famous earthen buildings. If you just...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

I'm blown away by the ancient (and really huge 300 years old) trees in the area, the quiet sound of the water and birds chirping, I feel so close to nature and it's a really humbling experience. When we first arrived here in the afternoon,...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Very nice and very old place :) we rent a car and caming from Xiamen . The road is perfect and easy to find

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Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Don't just visit in the day when day-trippers crowd the toulou and footpaths, stay in a local hotel just five minutes walk from the small market in the morning and enjoy breakfast from the carts or in the small shops selling steaming hot wonton/meat noodles...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Not everybody has easy access to transport and individual tourism, so there is nothing wrong with joining a Chinese tour and get to see what otherwise you could not. If you want to experience China, you should as well get along with the Chinese and...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2016

i had an amazing two days at the taxia county visiting the tulou hakka houses, and was told to visit this "famous" area. I had no idea why it was famous until i went there and learned it was a set for a chinese movie....More

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Reviewed March 26, 2016

The place is very beautiful and picturesque. Do not go during the Chinese peak period, as there would be tons of Chinese tourist. I went in March, and it was their non-peak period.

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Reviewed January 11, 2016 via mobile

So many old and unique things to see and watch. You need a whole day to explore this area for sure. Many options for food and drink along the way. No English speaking people were found so be sure to have a guide if you...More

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