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Xidi Ancient Village

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Xidi Village, She County 245501, China
+86 559 515 4138
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Xidi Ancient Village is under UNESCO that was worth to visit as it still has many traditional architecture esp of Huizhou style that was quite beautiful & keeping in good conditional. i paid a little money to climb up rooftop also getting good view of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank iamface
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Very pretty small town 20 minutes from TongCun (the town down the hill from Huangshan Mountains). It’s worth a visit if you are spending several days in this region. We stayed at the Huangshan Hot Springs hotel and hired a car with the help from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 18, 2018

Spent an afternoon in the ancient village of Xidi - it is about 15Km from Hongcun, where we were staying. Xidi is about 800-900 years old and I suppose the architecture has not changed much in that time and its heritage is preserved by UNESCO....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We booked a taxi from Tangku (300 yuan) and spent half a day, including lunch, in this beautiful village. It was a sunny day in April and the sights were enchanting. An entrance fee of 140 yuan is charged, no further charges apply to visit...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank evabrems
Reviewed November 9, 2017

The area is slowly crumbling, but it adds to the experience. While there is a certain amount of poverty (not extreme), people seem generally happy. Overall, it is a fascinating place that encourages you to imagine it's past while reminding you that time and neglect...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

We visited Xidi on a weekday in the beginning of November - the town wasn’t crowded at all, prices reasonable and definitely worth a visit. I’m giving this review because I had a hard time figuring out the details on how to get there myself....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 30, 2017

Far more compact, yet with a lot more to see than Hongcun, this village really surprised me as Hongcun has the better rave reviews. It costs the same to enter (RMB104) but it's closer to Tunxi and far less crowded. There are many more halls,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed September 29, 2017

too many people in this piece od historical china, where history is usually refused and destroyed, old houses are very interesting. even in the middle of screaming guides, is worthwhile the visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank alessandramonti2014
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

...that is arguably even more impressive than Hongcun due to its larger size and less polished nature. What it lacks in 'sights', it makes up for in beautiful courtyards which are now guesthouses and still lived-in old residences, all incredibly ornate in decoration. Even in...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Smaller than Hongcun. Less commercialised. Like hongcun, village is well reserved with free tour guides in Mandarin only I think. The tour is very educational.

Date of experience: June 2017
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