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Address: South-east's suburbs of Kunming, Guandu District, Kunming 650041, China
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Guandu Ancient Town market and surrounding temples and pagoda's

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... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 February 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. We just had to make do with whichever place that was empty. Try some of... More 

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Reviewed 13 October 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
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 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
Wuhan, China
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206 reviews
108 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 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 actually cold is a challenge, and one which we failed miserably.

Thank sarumanthewhite
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49 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Similar to the other old town in Lijiang and all. The shops all sell similar stuff. Worth a visit to visit the temples etc.

Thank winterdewy
Kunming, China
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is not a mega church from the US. This old temple off of Guang Fu Road, is easy to access by several bus lines. Burn some incense, eat some strange food you can't get at McDonald's or just people watch.

Thank MaiJinJia
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2,543 reviews
1,539 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 544 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Nothing special .A typical local Chinese area.Nothing special here. You can give it a miss .If you are around come here.

Thank SE s
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Love Guandu - especially on a quiet weekday when you can stroll from temple to temple , stop and have a drunk and enjoy the grounds. The shops outside the exits are also fairly reasonable - but not the touristy ones outside the main entrance. A nice day out - better choice than the Ethnic minorities museum...and even better -... More 

Thank sideshowcindy
Seremban, Malaysia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 23 September 2015

This place is not far from Kunming City n it's easy to get there.. I like the ancient taste buildings around. One must try the local specialities at the food street or stop by a tea house to have a pot of "pu er".

1 Thank Anniekan
Dalhart, Texas
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 July 2015

wife and daughter wanted street market in an interesting surrounding. There really wasn't much here. The shopping was middlin. The ancient sites were not as impressive as others and the gardens for strolling were just a few trees and bushes

Thank drmst

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