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Chongwu Ancient Town

Chongwu Town, Hui'an County 362131, China
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Rebuild it and sculpt it and they will come

Actually I'd like to rate this place 3.5 Chongwu "ancient town" is designed to lure the Chinese... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
Ko Samui, Thailand
A park with stone sculptures and a fort

Nice and peaceful surroundings. Beautiful stone sculptures littered the park but certain walkway... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2016
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
29 Dec 2016
“Rebuild it and sculpt it and they will come”
25 Apr 2016
“A park with stone sculptures and a fort”
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Chongwu Town, Hui'an County 362131, China
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Actually I'd like to rate this place 3.5 Chongwu "ancient town" is designed to lure the Chinese tourist. It's all based on the "ancient" wall which, though not the Great Wall, is rather impressive in it's length of 2.5km and height of 7m. It was...More

Thank Instantcalmer
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Nice and peaceful surroundings. Beautiful stone sculptures littered the park but certain walkway were badly eroded and damaged. Not a "must see" place if you ask me because I find it rather boring. The stone sculptures are there to showcase the craftsmanship of this town...More

Thank Sea_Cities_Mountain
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

It was a nice family outing to see the place where the Chinese built a wall to defend against the Japanese. Nice and quaint.

Thank Phua S
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

If you have some extra time to disperse then stop. Probably not missing much if you don't get by there. A little history lesson is it

Thank Chrisr0ss
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

The old town park that you pay to enter is quite scenic but it's just a very badly renovated wal, i.e. it looks to be completely rebuilt. You can't enter the old town from the park, instead you follow the outside of the wall along...More

1  Thank Bobbobbobbertybob
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Chongwu Ancient Town Scenic Area is located in hui'an County in Quanzhou. It is about an hour drive from Quanzhou City and about 2 hours drive from Xiamen. This scenic area has a long stretch of charming sandy beach . Besides the Old Ancient City...More

1  Thank MIKELOW
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We had to walk for a couple of hours, therefore please prepare your walking shoes. Also, please apply sun block and armed yourself with an umbrella. The sun might just burnt your skin.

Thank myewee_Singapore
Reviewed 11 May 2014

My extended family and I were based in Chongwu town to visit our ancestral village which was an hour's drive. Thus we visited the AncientTown because it was handy not really expecting much. There's an old semi restored wall, a story to go with it,...More

1  Thank Arthur_Martha
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Reading the other reviews was interesting. All the focus seems to be on the rebuilt wall and the stone park outside. What one needs to do is to walk to the heart of the old town and get lost through the maze of old houses,...More

2  Thank JPDeM
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

The walls have been entirely rebuilt rather than simply restored, so the original carvings and historical significance has been lost somewhat. Chongwu is now also very touristy, full of peddlers selling little stone carvings and the like. Save your time and money, and give chongwu...More

1  Thank Andrew_Alin
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