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Great for historical buffs

Talking about away from beaten track, this is as good as it gets. This is a photographer's dream... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2016
Ping L
A trip back in time

We were on our second visit to Guilin so wanted to visit places that were not usually frequented... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2015
Melbourne, Australia
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Apr 23, 2017
“May only be interesting to China newbies”
Feb 14, 2017
Jiangtouzhou Village, Jiuwu Town, Guilin, China
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

When we visited here there was basically nobody there- it appeared to be almost completely abandoned. It was kind of an artistic experience in this abandoned village on a grey, cold, windy day, but other than that it does not have much to do to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Hello_Dude
Reviewed February 14, 2017

I requested our tour guide take us here and if you have plenty of time in the area I recommend it. If not, get down to Yangshuo and stay there. From Guilin it took a good hour and half to drive there and the drive...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Linda S
Reviewed November 23, 2016

Talking about away from beaten track, this is as good as it gets. This is a photographer's dream. The village is tiny and settled by a prominent scholar by the surname of Zhou (akin to Zhou Yuen Fatt). Many of the descendants here do very...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Ping L
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

We rented top quality (friendly mechanic) pushbikes from ride giant in Guilin and rode 35km (note lonely planet states 25km) to this wonderful town. Mostly flat but you should, if riding, leave as early as possible to make the most of the day. This town...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank neuogenisis
Reviewed June 7, 2015

We were on our second visit to Guilin so wanted to visit places that were not usually frequented by tourists. Our friends brought us to this ancient village as part of a day out in the country. This village is about an hour from Guilin...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank AllanJane_11
Reviewed November 9, 2014

With only a guide book in our hands we have decided to reach this village eventhough our chinese is quite limited. Since the taxis didnt want to go for below 200 RMB we have decided to take the bus adventure. First two buses you pay...More

Date of experience: November 2014
2  Thank _Matea_2411
Reviewed November 1, 2014

I visited in 2009 so this might be out of date, this village was interesting but a bit off the beaten track. We ended up hiring a taxi for several hours from Guilin which wasnt too expensive (I think Y120 from memory) and Im glad...More

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank Ooh79
Reviewed October 24, 2014

From research, the buildings in this village are up to 1,000 years old. Some seemed to be empty and others looked like they could still have people living in them - some were difficult to tell the difference. To get there, leave the train station...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank awayoverthere
Reviewed August 20, 2014

Even though it is not a main tourism spot but visiting the village for the purpose of photo taking is not a bad idea. Didn't expect that the photos turn out to be so attractive.

Date of experience: June 2014
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