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Hongcun Ancient Village, Yi County

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
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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  • Hongcun village is a small village by yellow mountain. It might look like some ancient villages in china but what best about it is it got character of charm and good vibes. Despite on public holiday t...  more »
  • We visited with friends and it really worth it, very nice constructions, architecture and ancient places. You can find several small stores and places to buy some souvenirs, you may prefer to eat outs...  more »
  • very well preserved view of ancient village. no english available. many locals trying to sell items.  more »