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Phoenix Ancient Town, Fenghuang County

Categories: Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
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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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  • This is not a town orientated to westerners. It is a domestic tourism destination and rightly so. It is full of character and charm and well worth a day or two. Stay in one of the many modest budget I...  read more »
  • Beautiful and culturally rich. Serene and romantic in the morning, many historical sites to see. Beautiful at night. Thank you to China Highlights for organising our tour, and to Wendy, our amazing to...  read more »
  • Beautiful to visit at sunset then takes a special gold. Not very big you visit on foot easily. A dream
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