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Noisy, ugly and more ugly

This place takes the award for least appropriate architecture - the old Tibetan houses above... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2014
Mightymark9
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London, United Kingdom
surprised by the reviews

This review is about Kangding Ancient City, NOT the surroundings of Kangding. So the city is not... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2014
Objectively
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Chengdu
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
3 Jun 2014
“Noisy, ugly and more ugly”
29 Apr 2014
“surprised by the reviews”
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at the foot of Paoma Mountain, Kangding County 626000, China
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Reviewed 3 June 2014

This place takes the award for least appropriate architecture - the old Tibetan houses above Kangding blend with their environment, Kangding is a raw, ugly, depressing eyesore. New Kangding is being developed fast on equal tabula rasa lines. The main Tibet-Chengdu highway runs through the...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2014

This review is about Kangding Ancient City, NOT the surroundings of Kangding. So the city is not particularly interesting, but it's an excellent place to stop in between or start a journey to the interesting places outside the city. There's nothing particularly interesting in the...More

Thank Objectively
Reviewed 17 October 2013

a small city near Chengdu, and the capital of Sichuan Ganzi Area,the traffic from Chengdu to Kangding is not very convenient because the city in among high mountains,but the scenic area around kangding is very fantastic. worth to go if you are in Sichuan.

Thank Gsubmarine
Reviewed 16 July 2013

The town is more Han Chinese than Tibetan but you get all the amenities (except for international postage!). At 2,400m above sea level you don't really suffer much from altitude sickness except some shortness of breath for steep hills and stairs. I love the raging...More

Thank OSFlanker
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