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Hongcun Ancient Village

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Northwest Corner, Yi County 245500, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Takes one back in time with ancient style architecture. A nice walk as we entered the village after crossing a small bridge. A must visit for photographers. The view of the village from the lake upon entering is like a view from an artist's water-color...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank makaan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is weird, the view is fine but the photos taken are always awesome. No matter how you took the photos of the water, they are look so gorgeous. I wish the water can be clean and clear. It’s slightly muddy look water but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank DavidASU
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The village was lovely to visit. You have to pay to enter the village and then you can wander around the village. It’s possible to enter and explore some of the buildings. There were information boards with info in English. The village had shops and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank whitlamabroad
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is my second time I visited this place, mainly to bring 2 friends here. We came from Tangkou. Took the 8am bus from Tangkou Bus Station to Hungcun, bus fare 20 rmb, journey about 45 mins. Upon arrival, We left our big luggage with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Super cute ancient village that has a well preserved scenic area for a glimpse of ancient Chinese life. We loved exploring the architecture and the dirt roads with beautiful Mountain View’s. Highly recommend spending the night. Dusk was my favorite time of the day, when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This is a beautifully preserved ancient village near Huangshan . To our surprise and delight there were at least 1000 artists set up with easels around the lake.A must do painting for Chinese art students. This was part of a 19 day China Odyssey tour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Well recovered and preserved village, is a real pleasure to discovered the narrow streets, typical buildings and of course the lakes. If you are in the area, well worth the trip

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Hongcun and the nearby ancient village of Xidi are both listed with UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Though they are often overshadowed by the popular Huangshan tourist Mecca, these two communities are beautifully preserved and turned out to be one of my favorite places to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jordan_McAlister
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Hongcun is an ancient village located near Huangshan.About 1 hour ride from downtown. It is UNESCO heritage site. The Wang family still lives there. It is famous for it's water system and rain harvesting ways. The bridge is beautiful and connects to the village. Our...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jyoti_13
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Hongcun is undoubtedly the most beautiful of the UNESCO World Heritage listed villages. Of course the place is touristy but it is also rather well preserved from the excesses of mass tourism. The inhabitants have kept many traditional houses intact with the door steps raised...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Sarah T
7 October 2017|
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Response from CWYe | Reviewed this property |
We took a bus from Huangshan North station to Hongcun, then from Hongcun to Tangko in March this year. Can't remember the exact time table but I remember it runs hourly starting from maybe 8am till 5pm, give or take a... More
Tib S
31 January 2015|
Response from AndreF |
Sorry, it is a little bit late for the answer but it might be useful for another traveler. I did the trip in 2002. It was an organised trip and we made both places the same day. I felt it was a good timing. If you prefer... More