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. To visit Hongcun Ancient Village on your trip to Yi County, use our Yi County trip planner .
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It's typical ancient village in China, it's a nice walk inside with the architecture and the moon lake is the best part. Main lake in winter has nothing much and welcomes you with people washing their... more »
烟雨江南，画里乡村。宏村无愧世界文遗称谓。内部景点众多，而以月沼一带最适摄影作画。私以为宏村更胜西递一筹，在皖南徽派众村中，当属宏村最值细品留恋。 more »Misty rain Jiangnan, painting village. Hong Village has a well-deserved World Heritage title. There are many internal attractions, while the most suitable photographic painting in the marsh. Private think Hong village more than the West pass a chip, in the Anhui province, in the villages, when the most value of fine goods.
I saw Hongcun for the first time in the opening scene of the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon years ago... At long last, we (with family members) standd in front of it and exclaim in unison that i... more »
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International visitors to Yi County tend to stay in the water villages of Hongcun and Xidi. Just northeast of the county lies one of the main natural attractions in the country, Huangshan (Yellow Mountain). A wealth of guesthouses, hotels, and resorts sit at the foot of the mountain and allow for explorations of the water villages, accessible on a number of organized excursions.
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