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Address: Yuejin Road, Tunxi District, Huangshan 245000, China
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A closer look of china Cluture from this old city - Tunxi

We - a group of six Kaki, explore this small town before walking up the yellow mountain 黄山the next day. Our guide bring us to visit the famous ink factory, shopping for the little... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We - a group of six Kaki, explore this small town before walking up the yellow mountain 黄山the next day. Our guide bring us to visit the famous ink factory, shopping for the little thing, hand craft, tried some local food, and relax ourselves at one Chinese tea house. Recommended to stop for half or full day. Don't miss this... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Tunxi is a cute town but there isn't much to do. I'm here to visit the Yellow Mountains (as I think most tourists are) and had planned on staying at the top for a night. Unfortunately there is a typhoon approaching and the woman at my hostel strongly suggested not staying over night on the mountain as weather is unpredictable... More 

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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This is half an hour from the train station And is quite convenient. It is a town of about 250,000 people near Huangshan. It has grown tremendously during this period. There is the old street, the new street and a few museums here. 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

If here to climb Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), more often than not the first consideration is whether to stay in Tunxi (about an hour’s drive) or Tangkou (at the foot of the mountain). For my money Tunxi wins out over the rather bleak-looking Tangkou. The ancient town is touristy there’s no doubt, but its narrow (& carless!!!) streets, dark wooden buildings... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

Take taxi from Hangzhou airport to West Gate bus station it takes about 50 minutes and 170 Yuan. Purchase ticket to Tunxi at the counter, make sure you have the destination city written in chinese character so you can show the officer. Price for ticket 88 yuan per person incl. one bottle of mineral water you can take at the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2013

The shops dominate the old town, but forget all the stone carvings and other touristy stuff and check out the architecture. It is beautiful old city with lots of alleys, where the original families still live.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2013

By Chinese standards Tunxi is just a small town of little relevance, but it is has a truly beautiful old town with a long main street (Lao Jie) lined with beautiful merchant houses converted into an infinite series of tourist shops (the big Chinese pharmacy is worth a visit), a few good restaurants, a maze of little old alleys and... More 

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 June 2013

The old area of tunxi is quite interesting but rather geared to tourists. Souvenirs are in abundance in the little shops making it feel like a tourist trap.It is pleasant to stroll around the town in the evening.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 December 2012

A village in Chinese terms, only 110,000 citizens. Hosts a beautiful ancient street loaded with nice stores.

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Treviso
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Reviewed 21 September 2012

The city is well preserved, it's quite and there are some very good restaurants there. It's nice to walk during the sunset. People are nice and it's not too cloudy.

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