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Phoenix Ancient Town, Fenghuang County

(4.2/5 based on 1,800+ reviews on the web)
Explore a well-preserved World Heritage-listed water town that shelters some of the most peculiar ancient languages, arts, customs, and structures at Phoenix Ancient Town. Most of the architectural remains on the the Tuo Jiang riverbanks date back to the Ming and Qing Dynasty’s rule. Experience the tranquil ambience as you roam the narrow streets or go on a boat ride to observe the classical high-gabled wooden residences. During your stay, get acquainted with the art, traditions, and heritage of Miao and Tujia minorities, who make up half of the city's population. Some scenic spots inside may require purchasing a ticket. To visit Phoenix Ancient Town on your holiday in Fenghuang County, and find out what else Fenghuang County has to offer, use our Fenghuang County itinerary builder.
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  • The day the streets are animated but accessible and the city a special atmosphere with its former appearance. Overnight, despite of beautiful lights, the city more like a nightclub to an ancient city. With all these bars-boxes. A little heartbreaking. The best is to climb on the Hill to the West of the city. A great view.
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  • It was a cool city but made unbearable by loud commercialism and annoying tourists walking while on phoning. 
  • This ancient old town was famous of it setting along rive and, the ancient look. We stop by the town for 2 nights while travelling to Zhangjiajie. The town has plenty of store for shopping, the old ho...  more »
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  • Very nice ancient town. In perfect condition with lots to do and see. Only downside is that it is pretty hard to get there and away.
  • 每棟屋簷都有鳳凰