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Guandu Ancient Town

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Very small town

It's very small, and it takes only one hour to see all parts of the town. The front part of the... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2017
Lingfeng G
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Beijing, China
Nice architecture: fusion of old and new

This is a nice place of interest where you get to see a fusion of old architecture occupied by new... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2017
Angela L
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28 Dec 2017
“Very small town”
5 Dec 2017
“Nice architecture: fusion of old and new”
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South-east's suburbs of Kunming, Guandu District, Kunming 650041, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i love this area a lot! This area is under rebuild and you will see old n new in fusion yet still in beauty with unspeakable charm. we visited this area about 0900 and almost all shops are closed so it was more im tranquility...More

Thank Eunicedou
Reviewed April 14, 2018

very much like a Chinatown in the US, but you know, authentic... jade shops, dried roots and tubers and flowers, tea, tea, more tea, did I mention tea?, restaurants. lively

Thank Natasha A
Reviewed January 4, 2018

A place I enjoyed much. old houses with small restaurants. some souvenir shops. Some shops for the needs of children. A place to stroll on a sunday.

Thank Jac-hoby
Reviewed December 28, 2017

It's very small, and it takes only one hour to see all parts of the town. The front part of the town is a very touristic street, which is skippable. The back part of the town has a small garden, a few temples, and a...More

Thank Lingfeng G
Reviewed December 5, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice place of interest where you get to see a fusion of old architecture occupied by new businesses - tattoo parlours, bubble teas and clothing stores. Saw many people queueing to buy a baked/steamed flatbread type of snack, called "Yan Jing Ba...More

Thank Angela L
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

We took two local buses (I can't remember which number sorry!!) from Kunming university (we had visited there in the morning) to the old town. Total journey time was about an hour. We were a little worried at first as it was just off a...More

Thank Lottie95
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Guandu Ancient City is just across the street from Kunming Museum. The place is very big and basically very touristy and also full of locals. You get to try a lot of their street eats - no idea what's what, but everywhere was basically packed....More

Thank Crystalism
Reviewed October 13, 2016

In south Kunming across from new Provincial Museum. Very touristy with lots of places to shop local souvenirs and sample local and other dishes. Try the Burmese restaurant in the back for authentic, tasty Burmese fare. Some local museums, but did not visit them.

1  Thank alan y
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Very lively and local nice place to visit. Lots of locals go here to sing and dance as well. Lots of souvenirs, interesting buys, good food and snacks in a nice old architectural environment! Worth a visit!

1  Thank Eline_Lianna
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Stayed two days here and enjoyed the atmosphere and sights of the old town. Few signs in English, but one can get by. One street off the main tourist area has several bars, but only a few offer food. But finding cold beer that is...More

1  Thank sarumanthewhite
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