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Zhengyuan Old Town

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Zhengyuan Old Town, Within Zhenyuan Country, Zhenyuan County 557700, China
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Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We really liked the size of this "Ancient Town", which made it more relaxing than many we'd visited. It had good shopping, especially for scarves, silver, and chops (stamps with the characters to spell your name in Chinese) when you bargained. There was half-frozen waxberry...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wendysN8578SJ
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Zhengyuan is a touristy town with lots of shops and eating places. The touristy side is on one side of the river while the other side is more representative of the local community. A walk through the touristy side, a cross over one of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jean Y
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Black Dragon Cave is not really a cave as per American thoughts. There are about 400 steps - this is NOT handicap accessible. Beautiful views of the town and learnings of Buddhism, Taoism and Confusionism. Be prepared for very uneven steps. After the cave, take...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Really enjoyed my stay here. The town is packed with people, lots of local food and culture, wonderful chalets with a view to die for..

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Andkayi
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We got a bullet train from Guangzhou to Guiyang 5 hrs, Guiyang to Kaili 45mins, Kaili to Zhengyan 1:30 hr by local train (also called K train, green old train) from the local train station, different from the bullet train station. We paid our tickets...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank austintraveler6
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is a great little town in western Guizhou that doesn't see as many tourists as other places in in the country. I had a great time walking along the winding river, watching life go by, eating some yummy street snacks and just generally taking...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank AKnomad907
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I was pleasantly surprised with this great little town, and Guizhou province in general. Very picturesque place straddling both sides of a river. Architecture is like a lot you see in China's old towns but the setting makes it really nice. Great for walking on...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Yes it did take us while to get here, but the scenery was worth it. This small village offered a nice getaway from the normal metropolis. If you managed to pick the hotel right the night view and the natural beauty like no other. During...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Pure_Fin
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Zhengyuan old town is both ancient and stunningly beautiful both day and night. The Wuyang River runs through the center of this town and there are several lovely bridges that connects the two sides together. The atmosphere in this small town is very relaxed and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Walking through the quiet, beautiful, alleys of Zhengyuan's Old Town was the highlight of our trip to Guizhou Province. Every turn presented a new vista of an extremely well preserved and maintained part of this ancient Ming Dynasty town. It is such a contrast to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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