Lonely Planet Writer

Famous China tourist town to abolish entrance fee for tourists

One of China’s most famous tourist towns – Fenghuang – is set to remove its entrance fee for tourists. Fenghuang, which is located in Hunan province, is known for its tipsy-looking riverside buildings and winding alleyways.

Fenghuang, China.
Fenghuang, China. Image by HopeHill / CC BY 2.0

Currently, visitors must pay ¥148 (US$23) for a ticket that offers entry to the 300-year-old old town, including all the major sites and a boat ride. From 10 April, the fee will be abolished, although tourists will still have to pay entry fees to individual sites and activities within the town. Read more: chinadaily.com.cn