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Address: Xidi Village, She County 245501, China
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+86 559 515 4138
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08:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:00

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Less crowded than Hongcun

We stayed at Hongcun and made a day trip visit to Xidi located at about fifteen kilometers away (There are hourly buses from Hongcun, very convenient). Both villages are from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Hongcun and made a day trip visit to Xidi located at about fifteen kilometers away (There are hourly buses from Hongcun, very convenient). Both villages are from the same period but Xidi gets less tourists than Hongcun. It is because of that this village has a more tranquil feel, even during day time when most day trippers... More 

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

We set out from Tunxi first to Xidi and then onwards to Hongcun. No information in English at the bus station but just go up to the ticket windows and ask for a ticket to Xidi (18 yuan), it is an hourly service. When you arrive, you'll need to pay a 104 yuan entrance fee. The village itself is very... More 

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Thank Laura J
Chengdu, China
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

For so many times I have tried to find a decent "Old Village" in China. And I found it here in south Anhui. Xidi is a decent old place to see the real old style of a traditional Chinese life. By the time I traveled there there were not many visitors so it was quite and nice. If one is... More 

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Thank AlexTung
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The village has a rich history and offers beautiful rural surroundings . On the top of the cliff, you can take a look at the scenery of the whole village. Recommended for people loving traditional Chinese villages and history.

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Thank Paulius K
Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

One of the most scenic villages in the area (but not as beautiful as for example the more famous Hong village). A very nice place to have a peaceful walk around in.

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Thank teturtia
Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The village is about 800 years old according to my guide. One family has lived in this village (Hu family) for all those years and its occupants are mostly related. This is a beautiful village to stroll around in. There are not many villages so well preserved so it's worth a visit if visiting Huangshan. Make sure to walk inside... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

These is one of the top three villages, you should consider visiting in the area, being this and Hongcun the more touristic and Pingshan the less but not the less beautiful comparing these 3. The entrance welcomes you with some beautiful river, and flowers landscape. If you can try to plan to go on mid/end of March beginning of April... More 

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Thank BrunoAMS
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Well preserved heritage site showcasing traditional Chinese culture. Worth spending half a day in Xidi village. Can buy Small Stone sculptures and paintings for memory. All praise to Govt. For preserving such a delicate cultural heritage.

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Thank Sandeepshastri K
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12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

nice and old village with a lot of shops and places with food. Amazing old hotel. In good wheather is a lot of places to visit.

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Thank Henryk J
Singapore
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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

So this village was declared a UNESCO site at same time as Hong village. The area seems bigger with more houses but less exquisite than hong village. However what is not to be missed is the entire area surrounding the village. Just before there is a river, mountain and small bridge which makes a beautiful site. Opposite the village is... More 

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