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Hongcun Ancient Village

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautifully preserved ancient village near Huangshan . To our surprise and delight there were at least 1000 artists set up with easels around the lake.A must do painting for Chinese art students. This was part of a 19 day China Odyssey tour...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well recovered and preserved village, is a real pleasure to discovered the narrow streets, typical buildings and of course the lakes. If you are in the area, well worth the trip

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hongcun and the nearby ancient village of Xidi are both listed with UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Though they are often overshadowed by the popular Huangshan tourist Mecca, these two communities are beautifully preserved and turned out to be one of my favorite places to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hongcun is an ancient village located near Huangshan.About 1 hour ride from downtown. It is UNESCO heritage site. The Wang family still lives there. It is famous for it's water system and rain harvesting ways. The bridge is beautiful and connects to the village. Our...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hongcun is undoubtedly the most beautiful of the UNESCO World Heritage listed villages. Of course the place is touristy but it is also rather well preserved from the excesses of mass tourism. The inhabitants have kept many traditional houses intact with the door steps raised...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

I arrived with the bus from Tangkou in the late morning. Very easy to reach but slightly difficult to navigate inside due to the maze like layout. But no problem as it is very small. The buildings are beautiful in the old Anhui style and...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

We stopped and visited Hongcun Ancient Village before going to Huangshan Mountain; went around lunch time so it was not as crowded. It was interesting to see how people lived during that time. The architectural design of the ancient homes were impressive. We bought and...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

except xidi, it was another famous place, many tourist & busy street but it was big enough & getting beautiful architecture, river & temple. i also quite enjoy the visit & feeling good & relax.

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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Interesting to see an ancient village like this. We had a rest at the Tea House in the middle of the Village with good tea and music. Thanks David! Best Tour guide ever!

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

If you judged Hongcun based only on a short visit during the day, you would probably say that it is crowded and noisy. But things change later in the afternoon - most people leave and the whole village becomes peaceful and lovely. Then as it...More

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Sarah T
6 October 2017|
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Response from CWYe | Reviewed this property |
We took a bus from Huangshan North station to Hongcun, then from Hongcun to Tangko in March this year. Can't remember the exact time table but I remember it runs hourly starting from maybe 8am till 5pm, give or take a... More
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Tib S
30 January 2015|
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Sorry, it is a little bit late for the answer but it might be useful for another traveler. I did the trip in 2002. It was an organised trip and we made both places the same day. I felt it was a good timing. If you prefer... More
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