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Address: Lingshui Village, Zhaitang Town, Mentougou District, Beijing 102309, China
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My favourite village outside of Beijing

I love this village. It's quite close to Cuandixia - which has become somewhat touristy over the last few years. Lingshuicun is still really gorgeous and authentic. You can even... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 November 2015
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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

I love this village. It's quite close to Cuandixia - which has become somewhat touristy over the last few years. Lingshuicun is still really gorgeous and authentic. You can even stay the night in one of the villager's homes if you ask them nicely - and for a much cheaper price than Cuandixia! It's also really easy to access by... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

We stopped at this ancient village, dating from the short-lived Jin dynasty, en route back to Beijing from Cuandixia village. Also in the mountains, the town is picturesque. There is a huge group of statues celebrating the two imperial scholars who were born here. We were lucky to meet the father of the Hong Kong film star, Kimmie, who invited... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2012

This is a town where time stood still. Only 3hrs from Beijing via the subway and a bus it is nestled in the mountains and surrounded by greenery and stunning scenery. You take the line 1 subway to the end and then take 989 bus to the village. The bus ride is about 2 hrs and you will encounter some... More 

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