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Address: Qingyan Ancient Town, Qingyan Town, Huaxi District, Guiyang 550027, China
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Phone Number: +86 851 320 0031
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Highlight of my trip to Guiyang.

Wow. What a wonderful Chinese Ancient Town. The whole town is beautiful. It's fantastically restored. Amazing! Would give it 5 stars but I am keeping one for 3 reasons: - No... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow. What a wonderful Chinese Ancient Town. The whole town is beautiful. It's fantastically restored. Amazing! Would give it 5 stars but I am keeping one for 3 reasons: - No Taxis available anywhere. A tourist place like this should have an official taxi rank with a person who speaks English and can help tourists get into a safe Taxi... More 

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Bathurst, Canada
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent the morning with colleagues here and we loved every minute of it. The history in this ancient town is so interesting, but you can also satisfy your interest in shopping as well. Found some nice quality gifts for family back home, and the vendors are not pushy like in other tourist locales around the country. Some people have written... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place with ancient architecture but being turned into a shopping town. The best goods sold is the food there.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 403 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This ancient town convenient to Guiyang offers interesting views from its highest point and lots of opportunities for shopping. The visitor's center doesn't offer much in the way of information in languages other than English, so be sure to do your homework before arriving. The goods in the shops are repetitive and reasonably-priced: from food and bamboo products to clothing... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We loved visiting Qingyan more than Pingyao. You can still feel and sense the atmosphere and architecture of an old town and not get overwhelmed by tourists shops. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Guizhou minority old town architecture. Is a bit commercialized with most of the buildings converted to shops. Ticket are cheap for normal visit at ¥10 only. Nice view from the top of the fort.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Good site to visit whilst in Guiyang. It is a bustling village but highly commercial. The sweet food stalls are really exceptional and the setting of the village is very authentic. Lots of great food stores and chinese cafes along the way but wear a comfortable pair of shoes for the smooth stones along the village

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The town is nice. No cars, and it is funny to walk the maze like streets. But the shops destroys much, after 50 meters they start repeating, not selling anything I find interesting. But the food is good. Specially the porkfeet.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

summer is bustling. the old walking street is good exploration. It may seems like winding roads and easy to get disoritentated, but won't get lost. It's not that big a place. op of the fort walls gives good views. It's now much cleaner and organised tahn before. Tourist Center outside, and a beautiful hotel to just inside the fort to... More 

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Florence, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have been to Qingyan Ancient Town a few days ago. It is definitely a nice place where you can enjoyably spend your time. But I would recommend going there on a business day otherwise it can be really crowded and not real fun. In Guizhou province April is rainy season. Therefore I think going there in Mid May is... More 

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