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Qiantong Ancient Town

Qiantong Town, Ninghai County 315600, China
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An ancient town with hundred years of history

It was on my things-to-do list for years, finally we visited the town this year in a sunny day in... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
Quiet and peaceful

Authentic old town and not too busy when we visited. Definitely worth a trip. Restaurants were... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Mandalay, Myanmar
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Qiantong Town, Ninghai County 315600, China

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was on my things-to-do list for years, finally we visited the town this year in a sunny day in October.The town has hundred years of history, and in the TONG family temple on the back of the town where the family history can be...More

Thank KevinT888
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Authentic old town and not too busy when we visited. Definitely worth a trip. Restaurants were pretty casual and good value for money.

Thank James8379
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Lots of history and lots of information available in English to get a good understanding of the medieval water technologies that were employed throughout this town. Good variety of foods and beverages. Trouble was that we visited in the height of summer so it was...More

Thank tanemcleay
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This was a great place to visit for a day out. We bussed down from Ningbo and easily caught a taxi out to Ancient Town roughly 40-50 Yuan. 25 minutes from bus station. Its charm was in a lot of its ruined sections giving Qiantong...More

1  Thank 404jungleman
Reviewed 6 July 2015

The most interesting feature of the Ancient Town is that descendants still live here. To see people living with the old and the new is eye opening. I very much enjoyed this visit. I brought home a wood carving to remind me of this lovely...More

1  Thank NolaRiceakaCandy
Reviewed 17 January 2014

HI, I had been to ninghai and had a chance to visit the place. Went there in an afternoon with slight cold winds blowing, Had a fantastic time and specially had warm soya bean cake to have alongwith the sauce, it was lovely and enjoyed...More

1  Thank Shrinagesh N
Reviewed 15 February 2013

It is not as famous as Xitang, Wuzheng or Zhouzhuang, but thanks of its non-famous, it is not over-developed like other old towns. The town is not very big, maybe in one or two hours you can walk around it. But you can feel that...More

2  Thank Shruye
Reviewed 21 January 2013

This was well worth the trip to see. Although I researched the site on the Internet, I failed to note that this is not a museum village with re enact ours and docents, it is a real community that you are visiting. You get to...More

5  Thank Walmack
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Though a small attraction, Qiantong is worth seeing, especially if you've had enough of China's big-city traffic and bustle. It's a well-preserved town with buildings dating from the Ming and Qing dynasties, with families still living there. On the drizzly day we went, the visitors...More

3  Thank NCtravelstheworld
Reviewed 11 August 2010

Not what l thought it would be. Went with a few locals and l was very surprised at what l saw. have seen a lot of new China but this was great to see the old China well worht the time to go and see

3  Thank Peter M
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