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Address: NO. 10 Zhongying Street, Fenghuang County 416299, China
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Phone Number: 0743-3212437

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In Fenghuang ancient city, you can by an attraction ticket for 148 yuan that lets you visits nine spots of similar value. If you know that Shen Congwen is a famous essayist, and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2016
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

In Fenghuang ancient city, you can by an attraction ticket for 148 yuan that lets you visits nine spots of similar value. If you know that Shen Congwen is a famous essayist, and have read his essays, then you may get value from seeing his old house and the desk where he has written those works. If you have never... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

Without Mr Shen, fenghuang will not be today as a tourist place. His house is simple. He is a simple great man. The guide who explained his life is not knowledgeable. Do read his story before you come to visit his old house. I bought his famous book 边城 at 20 RMB.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

“Shen Congwen, Miao nationality, is a famous writer historian and archaeologist. He was born in Zhong Ying Street in the ancient town of Fenghuang in December, 1902.” – Phoenix of China (71) The only reason that I know anything about this man, and the history of Fenghuang, and its people, is because I bought the book “Phoenix of China” at... More 

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