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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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Reviewed June 2, 2019

It is a lovely town rich in history, culture, and food. There are protestant church, catholic church, Buddhist temple and Daoist temple in the same town. Believe me, there are hundreds of touristic ancient towns in China today but I bet you won't find another...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

This place was super tricky to find without a tour guide. But while we were wandering around trying to figure out where to a go, a young woman named Quin who spoke English approached us and asked if we needed help. YES! She was an...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful old town and many interesting buildings to see. Plus good food. Otherwise it is all shops selling much of the same thing. A bit touristy but nice to wander through.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank SunnyandBuster
Reviewed March 30, 2019

We had a bit of a lie in, as the tour guide was not picking us up until 9.20. However, while we were tidying up to get ready, he arrived at five past. His name is Xiao Cao and he had another tour guide with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David C
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

The place is beautiful and must be visited as possible to spend 5 hours to a full day, qingyan ancient town is one of the famous cities of ancient history in gyizhou province, a large area, the age of the city building since 1378, a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 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
164  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
Thank Kuhn H
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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Clarence Y
October 17, 2018|
Response from Brian N | Reviewed this property |
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