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Address: Shaxi Town, South-west of Jianchuan, Jianchuan County 671302, China
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Pedestrian street from another time, still feels authentic

This street, closed to cars (but not motorcycles, as this is China) runs from a main road, past the town square, and ends at a gate leading to a river. This is a great place to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

This street, closed to cars (but not motorcycles, as this is China) runs from a main road, past the town square, and ends at a gate leading to a river. This is a great place to take pictures and have an authentic Bai meal. There are some inns located on this street, the cheapest of which costs around $5 USD... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2012

Shaxi town is truly a gem in Yunnan province. An ancient tea trading route dating back thousands of years, the entire town has maintained its character through the dynasties without turning into a cheap, fabricated mess that you often find with old sites in China. Most of what you find is set at two-stories, constructed of wood and stone and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

The cobble stone historic main street of Shaxi is absolutely charming. Grandmas play with their grandchildren in front of their houses in the shade of trees as if time has stopped. Some inns and cafes can be found here, so take your pick how to relax in this quiet street. There is no traffic as it is a pedestrian zone... More 

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