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Phoenix Ancient Town, Fenghuang County

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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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  • We were here (my wife, 7 yr old son and I) for a little more than a day. It was on the way from Longji Rice Terraces to Zhangjiajie as thats a pretty long drive... so this was a nights break. We staye...  more »
  • Picturesque town too. It is a pleasure to walk here. Entrance is free, but you have to pay to visit some of the buildings. And the ticket is expensive, so for my opinion it is not worth buying.
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  • Very nice town, charming streets. You must absolutely visit and get lost in the small medieval street and walk along the river. Early morning (8 to 10) is the right time to see the local going to thei...  more »