Hongcun Ancient Village, Yi County

4.5
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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  • By visiting this ancient village you can enjoy its picturesque scenery, learn about local rural life, folk culture and admire the unique architecture. The village has many stalls and places where you....  more »
  • Very quaint and unspoiled environment even though it is seeing many tourists. It is my 2nd visit in 5 yes, and I am still impressed by the village and its neighbouring tourist sites. Still very...  more »

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