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Zhengyuan Old Town

Zhengyuan Old Town, Within Zhenyuan Country, Zhenyuan County 557700, China
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Great place to unwind and relax

This is a great little town in western Guizhou that doesn't see as many tourists as other places in... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
Rick H
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Anchorage, Alaska
Great for a stroll and photos

I was pleasantly surprised with this great little town, and Guizhou province in general. Very... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
Rick H
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Anchorage, Alaska
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
28 Nov 2016
“Great place to unwind and relax”
28 Nov 2016
“Great for a stroll and photos”
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Zhengyuan Old Town, Within Zhenyuan Country, Zhenyuan County 557700, China
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is a great little town in western Guizhou that doesn't see as many tourists as other places in in the country. I had a great time walking along the winding river, watching life go by, eating some yummy street snacks and just generally taking...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I was pleasantly surprised with this great little town, and Guizhou province in general. Very picturesque place straddling both sides of a river. Architecture is like a lot you see in China's old towns but the setting makes it really nice. Great for walking on...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Yes it did take us while to get here, but the scenery was worth it. This small village offered a nice getaway from the normal metropolis. If you managed to pick the hotel right the night view and the natural beauty like no other. During...More

Thank Kari K
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Zhengyuan old town is both ancient and stunningly beautiful both day and night. The Wuyang River runs through the center of this town and there are several lovely bridges that connects the two sides together. The atmosphere in this small town is very relaxed and...More

Thank AZCasualTraveler
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Walking through the quiet, beautiful, alleys of Zhengyuan's Old Town was the highlight of our trip to Guizhou Province. Every turn presented a new vista of an extremely well preserved and maintained part of this ancient Ming Dynasty town. It is such a contrast to...More

Thank feltisjs
Reviewed 14 May 2016

This ancient Ming dynasty town was called the Far Away town, or the Hidden Town. It is indeed far away and nested in a deep valley north east of Kaili. Despite a very touristic side, the architecture remains stunning and some ancient courtyard homes can...More

2  Thank frenchteddywww
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Give it an one day. Arrive at around 4. Watch the sunset, Go see the lights. very picturesque. Proceed to the night life. A lot goes on. Wake up early morning, watch the sunrise when you hike. Its free to get up the mountain. It...More

Thank busfra
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

This old town was very important in history because of its special location, it's easy to hold but hard to attack. It's said that if you want to go to Yunnan or Guizhou province, here is the only way; if you want to control Yunnan...More

1  Thank Robredo
Reviewed 1 October 2015

This place blew us away. It's so beautiful. It's like walking into a Chinese painting. It's so tranquil and quiet and offers the most amazing riverside promenade shaded by willows. Plenty of restaurants and bars and shops. The setting is just amazing.... The buildings beautiful....More

Thank MPWEST10
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Although it's quite commercialised with many souvenir shops at both sides of the street, it's still not crowded with tourists by the time I visited, which is 6 July, 2015. Local food were delicious and cheap. Locals were friendly. Trasportation were convenient. The most important...More

Thank CaiBingbing
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