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Address: Xingping Fishing Village, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906, China
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07:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:30
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Good stop - for photos and buying prints

So, you can get the Chinese prints in a lot of places. And then there are some that seem like they are not available everywhere. Saw a few different styles here.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So, you can get the Chinese prints in a lot of places. And then there are some that seem like they are not available everywhere. Saw a few different styles here.

Thank Jill_and_Steve_Corv
Oxford, Mississippi
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The island area where the last few living fishermen live is worth a visit. There are a handful of fishermen who are in their 70s and 80s who live on the island on the Li River in Xingping. They will allow you to photograph them but the weather must be good as they are older. I suggest you work with... More 

Thank TomDavis520
Ludwigshafen, Germany
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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Unlike Yangshuo, often titled a "village" with its 600.000 inhabitants, Xingping is an actual village in the Western sense. Very quiet and laid back, and apart from the thousands of tour boats along the river, very few tourists. Main Highlight is of course the viewing spot for the 20RMB note. Other Highlights are the viewing spot on the mountain top... More 

Thank Ibeger
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

The village is ok, a slice of rural life that's for sure, but not as idylic as you might imagine! Lots of people trying to sell you stuff but some nice streets. The hike isn't really great either, ok views at the end. The views on the rooftop of a guy we paid 2 yuan to were the best bit!

Thank 13Nic13
Nice, France
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

It was wonderful to be there. We went to Xingping village to take one boat tour, but in the end we decided to walk beside the river. We think it was a good idea because by the time we went (around 12pm) the river was full of big boats and our trip on the "bamboo plastic" boats would not be... More 

Thank Frederico A
Ludwigshafen, Germany
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The hike from Xingping to the village is quite nice. Peaceful, beautiful landscape and the route is well explained by the "Old Place" Hostel. The village itself is rather average and it costs quite a bit to get back to Xingping by bamboo boat if you don't wanna walk the same way back again.

Thank Ibeger
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

I thought much of the classical Chinese buildings were preserved in this town. Instead, many of them were only built in recent years and following the old style. You would expect shops everywhere, selling souvenirs where you can get in other places.

Thank Oesophagus
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Access is only available on an organised boat ride from Xinping. The boat ride is nice. The village itself is very traditional and interesting but almost deserted. Most of the inhabitants have left.

Thank susi e
Chantilly, Virginia
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Relatively speaking it's not overly touristy which does favor a visit. A little more earthy if you want to see a more normal town. The main draw for me was climbing Laozhai Mountain for a birds eye view of the Li river and surrounding karst peaks. That's it in the background of this picture.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

When we came in xingping, someone proposed to us to do bambou boat. We were agreed for 1 hour but we only did 30min and they left us on a island. We weren t agree but we didn t have choice We needed to pay to get out.. Be careful!

Thank marjorie s

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