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Xidi Ancient Village, She County

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Xidi Ancient Village earned a place on the World Heritage List not only thanks to its historic buildings, but also due to its ingenious examples of ancient engineering. Dating back to the 10th century, the village boasts over 100 well-preserved houses. The most notable structure from the Ming and Qing eras is an ancient sewage system that brought running water to all households. Another wonder of ancient engineering is the protective "fire wall," which is the main reason these old wooden houses still stand today. Walk past ancient halls and houses and under memorial archways, and learn about the Huizhou traditional culture. For Xidi Ancient Village and beyond, use our She County online trip itinerary builder to get the most from your She County vacation.
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  • The area is slowly crumbling, but it adds to the experience. While there is a certain amount of poverty (not extreme), people seem generally happy. Overall, it is a fascinating place that encourages y...  more »
  • We visited Xidi on a weekday in the beginning of November - the town wasn’t crowded at all, prices reasonable and definitely worth a visit. I’m giving this review because I had a hard time figuring ou...  more »
  • Relatively speaking, the West handed no village so beautiful, but also calculate the original, and people did not have so many, we arrived on this day lucky, just met 2017 New World miss in here engage in activities, meet a large group of beautiful women. The West pass the archway is the landmark building, the overall scale does not have the village big, many alley son goes in, very tranquil comfortable.
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