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Architectural buildings of Sanfang Qixiang and Zhuzi Workshop

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Address: Nanhou Street, Gulou District, Fuzhou 350001, China
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A combination of fantastic architecture, local snacks and interesting shopping

Despite there being a large group of VIP's visiting the attraction and police closing off the street for some time, we were able to explore the laneways each with an intriguing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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246 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite there being a large group of VIP's visiting the attraction and police closing off the street for some time, we were able to explore the laneways each with an intriguing history and many local artists before the reopening. The buildings are fascinating with descriptions in both English and Chinese, each with it's own story. There also craft workshops and... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place preserved and/or re-build to the old FuZhou building architecture in Ming Dynasty. It has a pedestrian only walking streets, with plenty of restaurants, snack places and souvenir stores.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to learn some culture and not need a translator. Shopping is of the typical low quality tourist stuff but if you look for local items like Bone Combs, scarfs and such you will go away satisfied.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

It is a developed tourist sight with English introduction boards and easily accessible by public transportation. Name with meaning as 3 lanes 7 alleys, this sight is home to past residences of famous historic politicians along lanes and alleys, now opened to public for viewing. Free entrance for some and even those are a good browse to get to know... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Went there on a Friday morning while on our week long vacation of Fujian. Was a little overcast and so, the street was not crowded at all. Was very pleasant to look at the architecture of the area. There are explanations in both English and Chinese, so it caters to non Chinese as well. Would recommend going there at night... More 

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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Best place to go during evening till night. Worth to visit for foreigners. Advised to go through the lanes and you can find so many small book cafe. Nice to sit down, look around with a good coffee.

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North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

the 3 wider and 4 narrower streets on both side of the main street are the real reason to visit here as to the main street is more for shopping and eating. Be sure to try out Tong Li Rou Yan, which they pound pork with starch mixed in to paper thin, and then make Wonton like food called Rou... More 

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Campbelltown, Australia
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Immerse yourselves in the olden day, olden town of Sanfang Qixiang - known as in modern days Nanhou Street, Suzhou, China. The street (lanes) and side streets (alleys) are for pedestrians only. Nice & clean, wide, & filled with plenty of locals as well as tourists. This makes for pleasant strolling & taking one's time to admire all the original... More 

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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The oldest section of Fuzhou includes buildings which are hundreds of years old. Over the last 20 years the area has been renovated to become an outdoor plaza with small restaurants, shops and toy sellers.

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Reviewed 4 January 2017

Like others have mentioned, many buildings here are actually recent reconstructions of what old Fuzhou would have looked like. That said, it's still a lovely break from the rest of the city and worth a stroll if you are in town. It's a good place to shop for souvenirs, although be warned that only about a third of the products... More 

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