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Nice old town with stunning view but a bit touristic

Phoenix Ancient Town is famous for the stunning night view, however, the town area is quite... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Norwich, United Kingdom
Stunning acient town!

Very old town with significant Chinese architecture, unique cuisine (with a lot of oil, soya sauce... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Tuojiang Town, Fenghuang County 416200, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Phoenix Ancient Town is famous for the stunning night view, however, the town area is quite touristic. There are many bars & pubs in the old town, and people always trying to sell their products, even when I was having my breakfast, some ladies just...More

2  Thank satellite06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very old town with significant Chinese architecture, unique cuisine (with a lot of oil, soya sauce) and friendly people. You should be aware of women (or men) who takes pictures of you and ask for money to keep it. If you like it, ask for...More

1  Thank ThuHaCao2511
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The town is big, there is a river flows between the town, makes it become a specific view. There are many bridges with many shapes. The houses were beautiful but sadly it had become restaurants,bars and hotels for travelers. When night, you stood on the...More

Thank treasuredot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely old town for you to walk around. I got a very nice experience over here. Would love to visit here again.

Thank o0lll
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We just went here based on the pictures and it delivered full time. A beautiful authentic chinese experience with so much cool stuff to look at and the people just doing there normal thing. One of the most stunning villages we visited. Worth a trip!

Thank Benjamin1305
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The old town is just lovely, and you don't need to purchase an entry ticket anymore. Now you just pay for the individual sites, so you can wander all over town, and you should!

1  Thank queencolleen82
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

It’s amazing looking at the old buildings as you can imagine going back in time during the olden days. You will need to come here twice for sure as the day and night view of this place is unique on its own.

1  Thank Erico2709
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Nice ancient town,,crowdy with tourists,,but still interesting?Nice wooden houses,whith the short river cruise,,you can enjoy the the vieuw on the ancient city.We went back to the river at night to look after the nice illumination

Thank Rolly04
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Heard about this place It's really amazing to see in the night time Worth to visit and a stay for a night

Thank DharmapuriAnand
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I visited the place 7-8 years ago and it was a sleeping town with absolute tranquility; many arts students were drawing pictures of the town. This time in 2018 the whole area was crowded with thousands of visitors. Along both sides of the river there...More

2  Thank yipjcs88
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26 November 2017|
Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
I was never asked for any fees or paid any fees to walk around. I was only there for one evening and overnight stay though. Only the area along the river is scenic. The main sections of town were very general with office... More
11 April 2017|
Response from Runawayblues | Reviewed this property |
I recently took a bus from fenghuang (presume you refer to that as Phoenix ancient town) to Wuliyungan. U can take the same but the other way round. It took about 4.5 hrs fenghuang bus stop to zhangjiajie. From fenghuang bus... More
22 January 2017|
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Response from Nose B | Reviewed this property |
As others have said, Changsha International Airport (CSX) is your best bet. You might want to check flights to Zhangjiajie (DYG) or Huaihua (HJJ), too, which are closer to Phoenix Town... But you're probably better off with... More