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Xingping Fishing Village

Xingping Fishing Village, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906, China
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Xingping Fishing Village, Xingping Town, Yangshuo County 541906, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only reason we went to Xingping is because the section of the Li River between Yangdi and Xingping is beautiful. We enjoyed the ride on the small boat. As soon as we got off the boat, we were approached by people who put a...More

Thank Bob_in_Jax
Reviewed 22 April 2017

So, you can get the Chinese prints in a lot of places. And then there are some that seem like they are not available everywhere. Saw a few different styles here.

Thank Jill_and_Steve_Corv
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The island area where the last few living fishermen live is worth a visit. There are a handful of fishermen who are in their 70s and 80s who live on the island on the Li River in Xingping. They will allow you to photograph them...More

1  Thank TomDavis520
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Unlike Yangshuo, often titled a "village" with its 600.000 inhabitants, Xingping is an actual village in the Western sense. Very quiet and laid back, and apart from the thousands of tour boats along the river, very few tourists. Main Highlight is of course the viewing...More

Thank Ibeger
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The village is ok, a slice of rural life that's for sure, but not as idylic as you might imagine! Lots of people trying to sell you stuff but some nice streets. The hike isn't really great either, ok views at the end. The views...More

Thank 13Nic13
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

It was wonderful to be there. We went to Xingping village to take one boat tour, but in the end we decided to walk beside the river. We think it was a good idea because by the time we went (around 12pm) the river was...More

Thank Frederico A
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The hike from Xingping to the village is quite nice. Peaceful, beautiful landscape and the route is well explained by the "Old Place" Hostel. The village itself is rather average and it costs quite a bit to get back to Xingping by bamboo boat if...More

Thank Ibeger
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I thought much of the classical Chinese buildings were preserved in this town. Instead, many of them were only built in recent years and following the old style. You would expect shops everywhere, selling souvenirs where you can get in other places.

Thank Oesophagus
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Access is only available on an organised boat ride from Xinping. The boat ride is nice. The village itself is very traditional and interesting but almost deserted. Most of the inhabitants have left.

Thank susi e
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Relatively speaking it's not overly touristy which does favor a visit. A little more earthy if you want to see a more normal town. The main draw for me was climbing Laozhai Mountain for a birds eye view of the Li river and surrounding karst...More

1  Thank bransom_13
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