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Shaxi Town, South-west of Jianchuan, Jianchuan County 671302, China
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Feels like the real thing

This small town was a mainstay of the Tea Horse Trail which connected trade with Tibet, Burma, and... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
OneAddictedTraveler
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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
Pedestrian street from another time, still feels authentic

This street, closed to cars (but not motorcycles, as this is China) runs from a main road, past the... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
batterypark
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New York City, New York
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29 Apr 2017
“Feels like the real thing”
7 Sep 2016
“Pedestrian street from another time, still feels authentic”
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Shaxi Town, South-west of Jianchuan, Jianchuan County 671302, China

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Reviewed 30 April 2017

This small town was a mainstay of the Tea Horse Trail which connected trade with Tibet, Burma, and India. It maintains the feel of an old town. Tourist services are present but don't dominate. Located along a small river with a nice park and a...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

This street, closed to cars (but not motorcycles, as this is China) runs from a main road, past the town square, and ends at a gate leading to a river. This is a great place to take pictures and have an authentic Bai meal. There...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2012

Shaxi town is truly a gem in Yunnan province. An ancient tea trading route dating back thousands of years, the entire town has maintained its character through the dynasties without turning into a cheap, fabricated mess that you often find with old sites in China....More

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Reviewed 6 November 2012

The cobble stone historic main street of Shaxi is absolutely charming. Grandmas play with their grandchildren in front of their houses in the shade of trees as if time has stopped. Some inns and cafes can be found here, so take your pick how to...More

Thank nothe2le
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