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Jianshui Ancient City

Within Jianshui County, Jianshui County 654300, China
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Great place out of the beaten track.

It is a great city worth visiting. I was travelling from Kunming to the rice terraces not sure if... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
Beautiful & distinctive Ming Dynasty style ancient town

Jianshui Tian'anmen (Chaoyanglou) and the ancient street have more than 1,200 years of history. The... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Yekaterinburg, Russia
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Within Jianshui County, Jianshui County 654300, China
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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

Thank Dominikam1991
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

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.

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

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 .

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.

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.

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.

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

Thank 813,378,890
Reviewed 21 June 2016

As China old towns are, this is one to visit. I really like there. People were very helpful even so I do not speak Chinese. They use their smart phone translation app to help.

Thank nomade123
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