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. To visit Hongcun Ancient Village on your trip to Yi County, use our Yi County trip planner .
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  • From Huangshan city come to the villages in slightly over one hour by direct bus. Tourist town just because 2 hours the villages would suffice I think. Am about Xidi villages, at a home in the city. From Hongcun and Xidi 黟 县 Faw-car railway station (bus station), increasingly frequent in the 2 degree (can be reached in 30 minutes each). Staying at the hotel is on the banks of the swamp villages-if you can afford it is recommended.
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  • Used as backdrop in the film Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Hongcun is a delight for me - so we stayed two nights to properly sample the atmosphere of this ancient village night and day. Loved the int...  more »
  • You can see very old house with their traditional design, small window under the sunshine with bonsai or tea box or whatever. It was impressed by the lake in front of village and Moon lake as well. Yo...  more »
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