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I most enjoyed walking on the narrow side street, many of which have small shops selling a variety of goods. The oyster shell buildings were the most awesome for me to view. Well worth a visit, but can take 45 minutes or loner to get...More
It was a trip for CantonFair, and some factories visit for business. so I add half a day visit to this old town. it is about an hour and half form town. I like the graceful surrounding. Is like in movie town. I learn the...More
Shawan is situated in Panyu district of Guangzhou and is very close to Shun De Foshan, One can see the ancient temples, squares, houses and how they used to live, is a place to visit f you like to go back in the past. Do...More
This is a rare find for me in Guangzhou, which has always come across as a city of commerce and consumerism! In this old town, visitors get a chance to wander along narrow streets featuring ancient architecture (some original, most rebuilt, some in not so...More
This is a somewhat touristy area - lots of local shops and food places to browse. Many of the food places offer samples as you walk by. Area is very clean and safe and a great place to soak in the atmosphere.
SWMBO and I visited the town a couple of years ago (TA reviewed), so it was interesting to see what had changed. The most obvious changes were a very smart new first school complete with running track and parade ground, and lots of new information...More
Much of this over 800-year ancient, Song Dynasty town still exists and is well-preserved today, but a walk through the area show that many buildings and other constructions were added during the past century. Theme pavilions and other significant structures in this ancient town include,...More
We've been back to Shawan Ancient Town a number of times now and it's a nice afternoon out, particularly if you live in GZ and have friends or family over visiting.
I'm not sure how much of the town is 'ancient' but it's atmospheric enough...More
Hi Laura. Sorry to take so long to get back - and not probably not much help. We asked at our hotel and then largely fluked it by getting three separate local buses and just taking anything going in the general direction. I... More
Hi Laura. Sorry to take so long to get back - and not probably not much help. We asked at our hotel and then largely fluked it by getting three separate local buses and just taking anything going in the general direction. I remember that the buses went on very circuitous routes. Good luck.
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