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Address: Qingyan Ancient Town, Qingyan Town, Huaxi District, Guiyang 550027, China
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: 0851-3200031
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am

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A good day out

summer is bustling. the old walking street is good exploration. It may seems like winding roads and easy to get disoritentated, but won't get lost. It's not that big a place. op... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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qyprc
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

summer is bustling. the old walking street is good exploration. It may seems like winding roads and easy to get disoritentated, but won't get lost. It's not that big a place. op of the fort walls gives good views. It's now much cleaner and organised tahn before. Tourist Center outside, and a beautiful hotel to just inside the fort to... More 

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Florence, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I have been to Qingyan Ancient Town a few days ago. It is definitely a nice place where you can enjoyably spend your time. But I would recommend going there on a business day otherwise it can be really crowded and not real fun. In Guizhou province April is rainy season. Therefore I think going there in Mid May is... More 

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Conroe, Texas
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

all of the excitement of crowded "streets" and open markets - local food and treats! Lovely people and serene lake to rest at.

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Phuket, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Southern outpost from more than a thousand years ago, the soldiers from the north eventually settled down in this area but maintained their unique dialect until today. We were surprised to find an Indian vendor selling nan bread in the snack shop area.

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Irvington, New York
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

Qingyan Ancient Town is a gem. While very commercialized, one can enjoy traditional ethnic cuisines and purchase local artifacts. It helps to have guide take you to the various historical venues to get a better perspective on the historical importance of this ancient town.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Typical ancient town. If you've been to other ancient towns in China, it's about the same. Very commercialize and a lot of restaurants and souvenir shops. Something a tourist should do. Hahaha.. but it's a nice getaway from the city. There's a very nice and cosy Western cafe just outside the gate. Had breakfast there. Nice. If you don't want... More 

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Beijing
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Qingyan Ancient Town is located 30 km south of the city of Guiyang. Originally it was an earth rammed town. After being repaired and rebuilt for several times, it became an stone town with stone city walls and streets. It is a typical town in Ming and Qing dynasties, a smaller Pingyao ancient city. There are four main streets –... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Visited this town with five colleagues. We enjoyed the variety of shops, food venues and local people. All of our group but one tried the local delicacy -pig feet --interesting flavor! It was especially fun watching some of the local people craft out their products. There was an excellent selection of silver items, painted shoes, ladies clothes, hand made purses/bags,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

a typical very commercial old town with plenty of souvenir shops/restaurants and not many historic things to see, half day should be enough, pig feet is a local delicacy, should try.

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Shanghai Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We have spent half a day time in this acient town and of course some lovely food caused our attention, specially recommend the pork foot and the wax berry juice.

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