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Within Jianshui County, Jianshui County 654300, China
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

A very nice, if small, old city, more genuine than most and not very touristic. Nice restaurants and shops. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank HantsJames
Reviewed 7 January 2018

It is a great city worth visiting. I was travelling from Kunming to the rice terraces not sure if it is worth stopping here on our way. I did in the end and spent whole 3 days in here. It is beautiful and authentic. After...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Jianshui Tian'anmen (Chaoyanglou) and the ancient street have more than 1,200 years of history. The small town of Jianshui is one of China’s national key heritage sites and cultural towns. It is said that Mengzi and Jianshui fought for the origin of the rice-line. There...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Jianshui is a very small ancient town just 3 hours drivefrom Kunming . The views are great and good to just roam around to soak in old ancient charm.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank qiang73
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

It is about 3 hours of train ride from Kunming. Then when you reach Jianshui, take a cab to town for 30 rmb. The place is not too big. But it is still worthwhile to stay a night to have a beautiful view of the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Dianakpg
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Jianshui is a very small City . It is 3 hours driving from Kunming . It is very ancient small City with the best grilled food .

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank kevin m
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth a stop over on the way to Yuanyang from Kunming. It's a lovely little town with plenty of charm.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank engrob84
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This old city worth the turn as it's a real testimony of Yunnan history. Look around the architecture.You will also find a lot of small shops.Difficult to find someone able to speak english,there ,so be carefull in restaurant as the food is mainly spicy.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Acevind
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The nice area of the city to stroll around. The pagoda offer a nice photography exhibition (20 RMB per person) and great views of the area.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Jav_Coro
Reviewed 8 November 2016

My trip in Jianshui of Yunnan province was so amazing and unforgettable that I still feel like going to there for another time. What impresses me most is the feeling that the city gives everyone. Although Jianshui is not more than well-known even in Yunnan,...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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