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Address: Tuojiang Town, Fenghuang County 416200, China (Formerly Feng Huang Cheng (Phoenix Town))
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An Insight Into An Old Ciivilization

This ancient town is fascinating with its ancient wooden houses built on stilts along the banks of the Tuo Jiang River. It also has what it seems like ‘centuries’-old bridges over... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This ancient town is fascinating with its ancient wooden houses built on stilts along the banks of the Tuo Jiang River. It also has what it seems like ‘centuries’-old bridges over the water. There is also a beautiful pagoda seated by the side of the river bank. We took the river cruise to enjoy the beautiful sights and sounds -... More 

Thank Shalom-Tan
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very beautiful ancient little town. Fenhuang is about ancient building, row upon row of stack old houses. There is Tuo river in the middle n beautiful bridges over it. It is even more beautiful at night when all lights on.

Thank swancity88
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Quaint by day, flashy and pretty at night. The pubs, cafes, restaurants by the river have interesting names and quaint decor. Try to stay the night nearby so you can explore both sides of the town. They are different during the day and night. Cross the river by walking across the stones. Nice! Take the tuojiang boat ride. It's a... More 

Thank Mistyriots
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a town orientated to westerners. It is a domestic tourism destination and rightly so. It is full of character and charm and well worth a day or two. Stay in one of the many modest budget Inns and experience the town at night too. A must see destination.

Thank susi e
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and culturally rich. Serene and romantic in the morning, many historical sites to see. Beautiful at night. Thank you to China Highlights for organising our tour, and to Wendy, our amazing tour guide.

Thank Huong80Nguyen80
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is a great small town, go to stay here for a couple of days and walk around this ancient town. some ancient building are fake but it doesn't matter. The atmosphere is nice there. Good place to buy souvenirs. don't make my mistake and wait until you go back to Changsha to buy souvenirs. they have pretty good souvenirs... More 

Thank Mustaif
Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

In the evening the whole place becomes illuminated. Red Chinese lanterns are dotted on balconies. Music blares from bars, and just below our balcony. And remember to bring your camera gear

Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Fenghuang Ancient Town (鳳凰古城, Phoenix Ancient Town) is located in the southwest Hunan Province. It is under the administration of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture (湘西土家族苗族自治州), Hunan Province, China. The current town was built in 1704 of the Qing dynasty and mostly maintained its original layout and appearances. New Zealand writer Rewi Alley mentioned it as the most beautiful... More 

Thank jameshuang
Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We showed up on a Thursday evening and left Sunday morning. Thursday was magical since there were almost no tourists. We had half the town to ourselves and at 1am were too tired to explore the other half. Weekends are completely different. We saw 4 foreign tourists and ten thousand plus Chinese. In some ways it's madness but in others... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Lonely Planet really portrays Lijang and Dali Ancient Towns as THE places that are overrun with tourists and touts, but in our opinion they had nothing on Fenghuang Ancient Town. The entire city lit up around 5:30pm with Chinese tourists, and you could hardly walk 5 minutes without someone asking you if you wanted to take a boat ride, buy... More 

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