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Huzhou Nanxun Old Town

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No.38 Shiyuan Road, Nanxun Town, Nanxun District, Huzhou 313009, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since Qing dynasty this small town along the river. Very well preserved ancient old town. Different from Xi Tang and Wu Zhen, this small old town still have many residents staying in the few hundred years building for many generations. Suggested to stay overnite there,...More

1  Thank joyfulvien
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

There are so many old towns in Chiang Nan region in China. Nanxun is quite different from others. Nanxun Old Town has the canal, stone bridges, old stores, but uniquely, the area is full of histories of four families. Each family has their own gardens,...More

1  Thank Lee C
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Visit and you will love Nanxun. The ancient town has entrance gates and the ticket fee includes several famous old buildings. Everything is clean and appealing, the canals are cleaned daily. Many food shops, many typical local sweets are also sold. Naxun is not as...More

Thank Brigit B
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Like many other old towns and water towns, this is similar in that there are a LOT of tourists. If the town didn't charge 100 rmb per person, there would be very few people, but because they charge, the tour buses go there as a...More

1  Thank howardxp1
Reviewed April 8, 2018

As this water town is not the amongst the more popular water towns and is only recently promoted more heavily, there are few tourist groups there. My favourite part of the town would be 百间楼 (Bai Jian Lou) which is the residential area as well...More

3  Thank hello_there10
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Our Chinese friend took us to this village today and we enjoyed the scenery of this historical site, along with some traditional snacks and unique gift items. There were so many photo ops with the buildings and architecture, museums, river, river boats, and landscapes. It...More

3  Thank WorldTravellingMum
Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful historical UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site. When it rains, it adds mystic to the surrounding 烟雨江南. One good thing about this town is that it is not as commercialized as other historical towns like Wuzhen 乌镇 or Lijiang 丽江, but it lacks the magical...More

1  Thank KopiMocha
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Living in Shanghai I have visited several water towns in the area and although this one is not bad it is certainly not the best. Basically consisting of rows of tourist shops lined either side of a couple of canals most is designed to get...More

3  Thank futsanglung
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

We really wanted to visit an ancient water town and we are glad to have visited this one. We were able to make it a one day visit and only needed about three hours to see the whole town. It's about a two hour direct...More

1  Thank marianayee
Reviewed August 4, 2017

We arrived quite late in the day 3.30pm after a slight mix up at bus station in Hangzhou. Just a tip, don't forget to bring your passport to buy your bus ticket, yes you do need it!! Once you arrive at the bus station in...More

1  Thank yeemai y
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Ivy A
January 30, 2018|
Response from yeemai y | Reviewed this property |
Probably busier than a weekday, so if you do go during the weekend, go early or late to avoid the worst of the crowds, however it is still quieter than the other water towns I'd imagine
March 6, 2017|
Response from AliciaCecilia | Reviewed this property |
We took a tour to go there with China Highlights, booked in Internet and you pay to the guide or Pay pal . Now is working very well in China Apple maps in English , you write in English found the place and press directions... More