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Xiamei Ancient Dwellings

Xiamei Village, Wuyi Town, Wuyi Shan 354301, China
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Ancient Xiamei Village

A village that you must visit. Immerse yourself in the serene relaxing lifestyle of the people... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peggy T
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Singapore, Singapore
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Old Historic Village

Xiamei village was the beginning of the Ten-thousand Mile Tea Road. During the Qing Dynasty, tea... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Rydes
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Lansdale
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“ancient tea” (2 reviews)
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Xiamei Village, Wuyi Town, Wuyi Shan 354301, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A village that you must visit. Immerse yourself in the serene relaxing lifestyle of the people. Learn the tea culture and history. I will suggest that you spend a little time to sit and enjoy the organic tea in the village. The taste and atmosphere...More

Thank Peggy T
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Xiamei village was the beginning of the Ten-thousand Mile Tea Road. During the Qing Dynasty, tea were traded through this north-south route. It reached the border of Russia and Mongolia to the north and Macao to the south. The village retains its ancient look with...More

Thank Rydes
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

a small old village on the river. A lot of old buildings and people still living in the same way as thery have for hundreds of years. This is interspersed with modern shops selling bist and pieces. You will be led towards tea tasting and...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

it was also listed as one of China’s Famous Villages with Historical and Cultural Significance. The Ancient Tea Road extended from northern Fujian to Moscow finally reaching Europe.Today Xiamei Village is well known for its vernacular Ming and Qing Dwellings featuring exquisite brick, stone and...More

Thank WuyishanJennyTour
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Really a great spot. It seems to be touristy, but you don't feel it at all - still very rural, very natural and authentic. Nobody bothers you, almost no junk to buy - perfect. And the atmosphere is really amazing, especially if you get to...More

1  Thank Pirano13
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Interesting place to visit for anyone enjoying tea. Tour guide service was included in the 60 RMB admission ticket. However, only Chinese was spoken. A translator is necessary to appreciate the history and importance of this little village. We met a 29th generation descendant of...More

Thank FYL003
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Well worth a half day, picturesque and very interesting, made more so by our hotelier who guided us around and explained it all in English. As photographers we loved it, lots of great images and our China loving friends loved the history. We stayed nearby...More

Thank s1monmar5h
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

If you like old villages you should not miss this ! It is not very big, one main street/canal with a few side streets. For photographers, this is heaven on earth, you can spent hours and hours taking shots, and wherever your point at the...More

Thank Brussels_Judging
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Xiamei Village began as an administrative district in 998AD during the Northern Song Dynasty. It developed into a tea marketing hub and the starting point of the Ancient tea route. During our visit we were also served tea on many occasions in the dwelling houses...More

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Xiamei Village is located about 15mn drive from Wuyishan City. Taxi drivers well knows the place. They are not always willing to stay and wait for you but it didn't bother us since after the visit, one villager immediately proposed to drive us back to...More

Thank Vince G
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