Crisscrossed by nine rivers, Xitang Ancient Town represents a scenic water town with a history dating back to the Spring and Autumn Period. The town contains eight sections linked by traditional stone bridges, and amid its narrow streets you can seek out many antique residences as well as temples. During your exploration, notice how a large number of well-preserved buildings, corridors, lanes, and bridges bring artistic quality to the ambience. Also, examine a series of archaic residential houses which hold special cultural value, since they were mostly constructed during the reign of the Ming and Qing Dynasty. Using our world travel planner, Jiashan County attractions like Xitang Ancient Town can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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Xitang Ancient Town Reviews
i just visit nanxun water town before coming to this one on the same day, so maybe i avoided the main crowds. more people were leaving than coming. best time to visit according to me. but the town def... more »
I came here as part of a tour and it was great. The day we were there was a costume competition on, so everyone was dressed in traditional costume so that made it even better. As well as even busier. ... more »
Chinese old/new town. Some nice areas and some crazy "nightclubs", the hole town drops dead at 12 at night
Nice place but they charge for entry 100 RMB.
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