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Jianshui Trips and Travel Ideas

Jianshui is a small city, 3-hour drive journey south of Kunming, in south of Yunnan province. The 1200-year old town was an important bordering city and administrative center in the area. It was highly prosperous and wealthy in history. The city was well constructed since 810 A.D. Over 50 aged architectures and parts of the wall has survived over the centuries. Hence, Jianshui earned the name of 'Museum of Ancient Buildings and Houses'. In 1994, Jianshui was inscribed as national historical and cultural cities. There are many to see in the town like Confucius Temple, Zhu Family Residence, Double Dragon Bridge, one-meter railway train and the Tuanshan Village. It is worth a full day to visit all. A Jianshui tour usually combines the trip to the neighboring town of Yuanyang for the world-class terrace fields. Get inspired by the below listed Jianshui tours or Yunnan tours.

Recommended Jianshui Tours

  • Yuanyang Rice Terrace

    Deep Discovery of Yunnan in 11 Days – Kunming, Dongchuan, Jianshui, Dali, Lijiang and Shangri-la

    Heritage; Mountain; Biking; Buddhist Art; Gorge; Monastery; Lake;

    This tour combines the best sites in Yunnan through Kunming, Dongchuan, Jianshui, Yuanyang, Dali, Lijiang and Shangrila etc. You can see different things including the red land of Dongchuan, the stone forest, the terraced rice fields of Yuanyang, the old city of Lijiang, Lake Erhai, the Songzanlin Monastery, Tibetan villages and beautiful residences in Jianshui etc.
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