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Ancient Buildings of Chengkan Village

Chengkan Village, Huizhou District, Huangshan 245900, China
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One of many quaint villages

Te first thing you'll notice is there aren't as many tourists here so that's very key in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Daniel A
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Beijing, China
Part preserved village, part living village

When we were there on a Tuesday afternoon, the tourist density was relatively low. The first... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
bweeindc
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Chengkan Village, Huizhou District, Huangshan 245900, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Te first thing you'll notice is there aren't as many tourists here so that's very key in the experience of this village. The architecture is quite astonishing here but the background shots aren't as nice as other villages. There also aren't as many shops and...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we were there on a Tuesday afternoon, the tourist density was relatively low. The first 'half' of the visit gets you to the part of the village that, like a film set, has been preserved, historically relevant, but is not a living community with...More

Thank bweeindc
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We visited this place after visiting Huang Shan. Place is very eye-pleasing, offering both architectural and natural beauty. Due to less tourist flows, you can really see daily life of village folks in here. People were very friendly, but some of them still tried to...More

Thank Paulius K
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We visited here on return from our overnight stay at Mount Huang Shan with Odyssey Tours and I must say it was very worthwhile. Crowds were manageable and the preservation authentic. Administration , schools and temples gave a glimpse of how advanced Chinese civilization was...More

Thank Tycon
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Compare to other village such as Hong and Xidi village, this is less commercial activities and less crowded. This allow you to experience the village and their residence life in depth.

Thank Septimuslow
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This town is a must to visit, we hired a taxi driver for Y200 to see 4 town and we were not disappointed

Thank Maria H
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Very cool and informative window into the past. Lots of preserved old buildings all in this one village. Very "worth it" to go see.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Our local guide drove us here, and I was happily surprised. The village is small, but it felt genuine and it was less crowded with tourists. The surroundings were beautiful.

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Reviewed 16 November 2015

I must say after reading the reviews, I was more than slightly disappointed with my visit. Perhaps it was partly because of what appears to be a fair bit of road works ongoing during my visit, but even if I discount this inconvenience, my overall...More

Thank LAUCHEEHONG
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Chengkan's advantage comparing to the other villages is that it is less touristy - without the tourists shops and overpriced restaurants, and you can truly enjoy the atmosphere of the ancient Chinese village. Also people still live in the houses and you can visit them....More

Thank Zuzana_sldkv
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