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Qingyan Ancient Town, Guiyang

(3.6/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
A stone-clad remnant of times gone by, Qingyan Ancient Town once housed the Ming Dynasty's standing army. Founded in 1378, the historical settlement features a wealth of preserved Ming and Qing architecture, including nine temples, one palace, and five pavilions all enclosed by the town's formidable stone walls. Wind your way through historical streets lined with classical wooden houses, ancient archways, and traditional teahouses serving up steaming refreshment and local cuisine. Now a popular tourist destination, the area offers plenty of street food and souvenir vendors in the central spots. Make Qingyan Ancient Town part of your personalized Guiyang itinerary using our Guiyang family vacation planner.
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  • An ancient Chinese town that has undergone significant development over the past five years. Highlights include hiking the wall and trying the local snacks such as chili pepper dry fried in chicken oi...  more »
  • 203路公交车和210路公交车,2元可以达到。203路公交车在火车站坐车。210路公交车在花果园坐车。203要坐1:30,35个站太绕。210路时间短17个站。太喜欢了,天气不冷不热,吃了猪蹄,爬了城墙,到处都有卫生间,还有热水洗手,不收门票,据说春节期间要门票,值得一游。 
  • This is the old town from Guiyang City in the bus 2 route took nearly an hour and a half hours to go. Zhou Enlai's ancestral home was in the Castle.
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  • Self-driving is recommended. Even this place is a little bit over-commercialized, it is still worth visiting.
  • over commercialized, full of shops, most buildings are new, few of them are rebuilt, not recommend to visit at all.
  • 住貴陽市觀光,搭公車就可以到景點
  • 古鎮很有特色!