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Hongcun Ancient Village, Yi County
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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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  • Going from Huangshan City to the Yellow Mountains visiting Hongcun Ancient Village is worth a detour, even though it is full of tourist groups and student painters from different painting schools at e...  more »
  • 宏村素有畫裡鄉村之稱,初次一遊果然令人讚嘆,從南湖,南湖書院、、、等景點,無一不讓人感嘆古人的智慧,唯一可惜的是假日人太多,太吵雜了。 
  • Stunning ancient Anhui village. Definitely worth a visit if in Huangshan area. The entrance to the village is via a thin bridge on a lake. Stroll into the village and walk around. Make sure to enter t...  more »