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Address: Tuojiang Town, Fenghuang County 416200, China (Formerly Feng Huang Cheng (Phoenix Town))
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Phone Number: 0743-3502059

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A sense of ancient

Not quiet and peaceful as ancient HoiAn of Vietnam, this place is far more large and crowded with people. But still the place keeps its sense of antique air and beauty The sight... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Anh D
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been to Lijiang before Fenghuang and honestly I'd say it doesn't worth the trip. It took a 7 hrs bus trip from Changsha(and another hour delay due to the bus driver) to arrive in this tiny town. And to our excitement, there's not much to see here. We stayed at Fenghuang for 2 nights and I'd already wanted to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not quiet and peaceful as ancient HoiAn of Vietnam, this place is far more large and crowded with people. But still the place keeps its sense of antique air and beauty The sight of town nearby the river is magnificent. Chinese food is good but quite oily

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came from HK/SZ (7 friends from France/Singare/SZ); we took the speed train from SZ (5hours) and then a private car (1h20) to reach the ancient town. the town is crowded with tourists which usually I do not like BUT since we saw maybe max. 10 foreigners over the weekend, it was a really "exotic" experience for us. It is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With some Chinese friends,we only had a brief visit to Fenghuang Cheng arriving late afternoon and leaving late morning the following day.The lights along the river are very beautiful at night but the "ancient town feel" is being challenged with the advent of modern "American-type bars" blaring very loud rock music to attract the young tourists which are very plentiful.... More 

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Thank Max J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery along the banks of Tuo Jiang Rivers will never be forgotten. The shops around it selling many traditional stuff which tempts you so much. 2 of the stuff i cant resist was the tea herbs put in a very nice can with cute decoration, perfect for a souvenir for 25 or older woman. Besides too there is a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Put aside the crowd and the non stop peddlars, this is a great place to be - the ancient and culture preserved well! Not to be missed! Try crossing the river on cobbled single stones - very fun!

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Thank Littlepods18
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Town is very crowded both day and night. Shops sell pretty much the same touristy things. The entire riverside is full of clubs blasting terrible music at night. The light up in other ancient towns are done better. The town is most beautiful in the early morning when water vapour and mist make for a dreamy, quiet and lovely stroll... More 

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Portumna, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Fenghuang is a charming quaint little old town with beautiful ancient architecture.. that comes to life at night with (empty!) nightclubs with their booming dance music and neon lights! To be honest I can't think of anywhere on the planet that these noisy clubs and flashing lights and tacky laser shows could be more out of place, but it certainly... More 

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Thank Franc C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Very gimick-y and touristic - more like a flashy resort than an ancient town. While the architecture is beautiful during the day, at night the town turns into a gaudy mess with music from half-empty bars blasting in the streets. If you can only do one ancient town in China, avoid this one and go to Hongjiang.

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

It a small town and a lot of shops and bars to enjoy and shopping. My children had a wonderful time there doing shopping. But had to do a little bargaining before buying. You will be able to shop for some souvenirs to bring back home.

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