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Hongcun Ancient Village, Yi County

(4.5/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Step back in time and visit the World Heritage Site of Hongcun Ancient Village, a charming village that dates back to the Ming and Qing dynasties. Situated in the foothills of the Yellow Mountain, the tiny settlement is renowned for its well-preserved Anhui architecture and the marvelous arrangement of its houses, bridges, and canals, said to resemble the shape of an ox when viewed from above. Stroll the narrow roads, hang out by the lake, and enjoy the laid-back, peaceful atmosphere, reminiscent of the old China in the distant past. Plan your Hongcun Ancient Village visit and explore what else you can see and do in Yi County using our Yi County vacation route planner.
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  • 很宁静,感觉这里生活的人都比较安逸。推荐在这里住一晚,或者几晚。这里的傍晚跟清晨真的让人感觉超级舒服!村里有一颗超级大的树,对面有一家看起来还行的餐馆,千万不要进去!!!超级贵!!!!味道还不咋地...... 
  • Did not realize this village was on the way to Yellow Mountain, which we had booked for the following day. We could have "dropped by" this very nice village on our way to the mountain, from Huangshan,...  more »
  • Hongcun is one of the old villages at south Anhui. It is more touristy than the other one Xidi. I think it gains more reputation because of the river outside the village making it a good place to take...  more »