Huanglongxi Ancient Town, Shuangliu County

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Admire old-style wooden facades, cobblestone alleys, and water mills at Huanglongxi Ancient Town, a historically important seat of Ming and Qing dynasty residences. In this town you can visit three ancient temples in the main street, while exploring ancient Chinese culture against a backgrop of beautiful natural scenery. The town lies 30 km (18.6 mi) southeast of Chengdu, attracting many visitors year-round. With many of its residents choosing to wear traditional clothes, the town makes a popular spot for shooting Chinese historical films. You can buy interesting handicrafts and tapestries in the old town. For Huanglongxi Ancient Town and beyond, use our Shuangliu County tourist route planner to get the most from your Shuangliu County vacation.
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  • Huanglongxi ancient town is situated within an hour's drive of Chengdu, on the South side of the city. The town itself has some authentic looking architecture, and features free entry. There is a taxi...  more »
  • Stopped for a visit on the way from Chengdu to Leshan to see the giant Buddha. Is interesting to see for the buildings and to give an impression of how an ancient Chinese town may have looked. But is ...  more »
  • I did a half day tour with a guide to Huanglongxi, we strolled along the streets and the river, ate a good lunch, and joined a 30 min. boat ride to a temple, came back to the town by walking along the...  more »