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Qingyan Ancient Town

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Qingyan Ancient Town, Qingyan Town, Huaxi District, Guiyang 550027, China
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All reviews the bus local delicacy buy souvenirs takes about an hour entrance fee noodles pork english signs traditional items thousand years railway station lots of shops worth a visit fries wall tourist china
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at Guiyang before going to Xijiang. The weather was cold and rainy and since there’s 3 of us, we decided to take a cab. Whilst flagging a cab, a private car stopped and offered to take us there. Guiyang has the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

There are many shops and restaurants in the ancient town. Not very special! Very crowded on the main streets!

Date of experience: September 2018
40  Thank SmileClaire
Reviewed December 21, 2018

Beautiful ancient Qingyan town with historic sites including temples and old church. The street is clean and spotless with well maintained crews. Many street markets selling preserved food, local wines and souvenirs. The people are friendly and courteous. You can spend a couple of hours...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

It takes about an hour to get to Qingyan Ancient town from the city and when you arrive you will be afforded the opportunity to eat Pig's Trotters, which are the local delicacy. The town itself is fascinating and rich in history. We enjoyed learning...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Brian N
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Very nice, quiet old town. You can follow the streets round and they are all lined with small shops selling some traditional items, snacks, local Guiyang delicacies and other souvenir type gifts. You don't get shouted out or have people trying to lure you into...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

It's a very big ancient town that has lots of shops, restaurants and snacks. You can meander the streets and alleys and admire the architecture. It has a miniature Great Wall that you can climb and take in the vistas of the surrounding mountains. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank russ p
Reviewed March 29, 2018

A place conviently located in Guiyang. I took a bus ride from my hotel and a good chance for me to see all the newly developed places along the way. This ancient town have a lot of historical backgrounds and interesting to note the ways...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Lots of local ethnic traditional items: outfits, embroidered shoes, bags, silver wares & jewellery items. Variety of Moutais as locally produced, if you like spices...well lots of chillies and other spices. This is much like the Yu Garden of Shanghai. I will be back again...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Lucie I
Reviewed March 8, 2018

it's really easy to get there from the center a town, and it's worth the bus ride! it's not all that different from other ancient towns around china, but it does have the house of Zhou Enlai's father and a lot of things you can...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Tal288
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Touristy place for Chinese people. People come to shop special foods and souveniers. Walk outside these main streets is nice to see the foundation of an old town but remember that most is rebuild.

Date of experience: December 2017
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October 17, 2018|
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We stayed in the Sofitel in the city and it was excellent. We went by “DiDi” car which is the Chinese version of Uber and the cost was about RMB 100 or $20 AUD
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Plan 1: 1) How can I get Tianhe Pool Scenic Area (Tianhetan Scenic Area) from Guiyang? If I get there by bus No. 211, how long does the bus take to the park? And where can I get on the special-line bus in Guiyang to get there? How much does the special bus cost? 2) Can I get Qingyan Ancient Town from Tianhe Pool Scenic Area? How can I do that? Plan 2: 1) How can I get Qingyan Ancient Town from Guiyang? If I get there by bus No. 210, how long does the bus take to the town? And where...More
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