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Xidi Ancient Village

Xidi Village, She County 245501, China
+86 559 515 4138
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Wow... Amazing architecture in different states of decay

The area is slowly crumbling, but it adds to the experience. While there is a certain amount of... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Phil_Naj
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Bangkok, Thailand
Wondeful village - a guide

We visited Xidi on a weekday in the beginning of November - the town wasn’t crowded at all, prices... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
taomalte
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Aarhus, Denmark
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The area is slowly crumbling, but it adds to the experience. While there is a certain amount of poverty (not extreme), people seem generally happy. Overall, it is a fascinating place that encourages you to imagine it's past while reminding you that time and neglect...More

Thank Phil_Naj
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Xidi on a weekday in the beginning of November - the town wasn’t crowded at all, prices reasonable and definitely worth a visit. I’m giving this review because I had a hard time figuring out the details on how to get there myself....More

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

...that is arguably even more impressive than Hongcun due to its larger size and less polished nature. What it lacks in 'sights', it makes up for in beautiful courtyards which are now guesthouses and still lived-in old residences, all incredibly ornate in decoration. Even in...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 18 May 2017

very well preserved view of ancient village. no english available. many locals trying to sell items.

Thank chapwoman1
Reviewed 17 May 2017

If your in the area, this is a great place to visit. Beautiful country, the day we went there were many students painting the buildings and landscape.

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We stayed at Hongcun and made a day trip visit to Xidi located at about fifteen kilometers away (There are hourly buses from Hongcun, very convenient). Both villages are from the same period but Xidi gets less tourists than Hongcun. It is because of that...More

Thank CWYe
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We set out from Tunxi first to Xidi and then onwards to Hongcun. No information in English at the bus station but just go up to the ticket windows and ask for a ticket to Xidi (18 yuan), it is an hourly service. When you...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 4 January 2017

For so many times I have tried to find a decent "Old Village" in China. And I found it here in south Anhui. Xidi is a decent old place to see the real old style of a traditional Chinese life. By the time I traveled...More

Thank AlexTung
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The village has a rich history and offers beautiful rural surroundings . On the top of the cliff, you can take a look at the scenery of the whole village. Recommended for people loving traditional Chinese villages and history.

Thank Paulius K
Reviewed 29 November 2016

One of the most scenic villages in the area (but not as beautiful as for example the more famous Hong village). A very nice place to have a peaceful walk around in.

Thank teturtia
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