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Shaxi Town, South-west of Jianchuan, Jianchuan County 671302, China
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Aha I is an old town on the ancient teashop route and presents as a genuine old village which has not been tarted up for tourists. Cobbled streets, villagers in mixtures of modern or traditional dress, horse riders in traditional dress, etc etc. It is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Tree of hundreds year old, stone slabs surfaced alleys, clean waterways/ drain, wooden-mud-stone houses, ancient theatre, surviving ancient horse pen converted to youth hostel, this square is unbelievably lovely & well preserved. One could sit at the cafes the whole afternoon & watch the locals...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TyngPC
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This small town was a mainstay of the Tea Horse Trail which connected trade with Tibet, Burma, and India. It maintains the feel of an old town. Tourist services are present but don't dominate. Located along a small river with a nice park and a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank OneAddictedTraveler
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This street, closed to cars (but not motorcycles, as this is China) runs from a main road, past the town square, and ends at a gate leading to a river. This is a great place to take pictures and have an authentic Bai meal. There...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank batterypark
Reviewed 29 November 2012

Shaxi town is truly a gem in Yunnan province. An ancient tea trading route dating back thousands of years, the entire town has maintained its character through the dynasties without turning into a cheap, fabricated mess that you often find with old sites in China....More

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Reviewed 6 November 2012

The cobble stone historic main street of Shaxi is absolutely charming. Grandmas play with their grandchildren in front of their houses in the shade of trees as if time has stopped. Some inns and cafes can be found here, so take your pick how to...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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