The nine most popular ancient towns worth visiting during the Qingming holiday
Four seas net: do not love the zebra crossing of the street, exclude the strangers in the metropolis. It's right to come to these ancient towns during the Qingming holiday. It's so good to enjoy the quiet time and be indifferent to fame and wealth. To feel the simplicity and quietness. In recent years, the development and construction of ancient towns in China is almost crazy, and the problems behind them are more and more obvious. The most intuitive point is: Why are all ancient towns in China the same? Today, I would like to recommend some popular ancient town scenic spots. Most of them are ancient and complete. Take a look when there are few people.
1. Dawu ancient town
Dawu ancient town is located on the East Bank of Lijiang River. It is an ancient town with a history of one thousand years. Nowadays, there are few commercial traces here, even the public toilets are very difficult. As far back as 600 years ago, Dawu became one of the four largest towns in Guangxi (Luwei in Binyang, Rongwei in Cangwu and Qiaowei in Guixian).
The old Dawu Street stretches for 2 kilometers along the Lijiang River. The narrow street is paved with bluestones. On both sides of the stone road are well preserved old houses. Wanshou bridge, a single arch stone bridge built in the Ming Dynasty, still spans the south of the town; Gaozu temple, Hanhuang temple, guildhalls in Guangdong, Hunan and Jiangxi built in the Qing Dynasty, as well as 5-li-long bluestone slab Road, and the green brick and green tile buildings in the town, have become the witness of the ancient town.
Location: 18 kilometers southeast of Guilin City, 30 kilometers away from Lingchuan County, in the middle reaches of Lijiang River
2. Pianyan ancient town
It is located between the two remaining veins in the southwest of Huaying Mountain range. Because there is a rock wall in the north of the town, which is inclined and towering, and the suspension is steep, it is named pianyan town. The ancient street is paved along the heishuitan River, with scattered wooden houses, small bridges, flowing water and green trees. Pianyan ancient town has a history of more than 300 years and is well preserved. In the middle of ancient town, a Qingshiban bridge across the river connects the outside of the town. The main street is divided into upper and lower streets with the bridge as the boundary. When the traffic hub is on the street, there are many shops. The north end of the street is the place where the public gather. The existing wumiao, Yuwang temple, theater, and the upper and lower ends of the street are all built near the river and half corridors connecting the villages and fields. It is a good place to gather traffic, communicate and enjoy the scenery and leisure.
Location: in the northeast of Beibei District, Chongqing, at the south foot of Huaying Mountain, it is located in the traffic hub of territorial water, Hechuan and Yubei.
3. Chajigu Village
Chaji is an ancient village with the style of Ming and Qing Dynasties in Jingxian county. Its scale is large, which is the first in southern Anhui and one of the largest existing ancient residential groups in China. Its decadent beauty of vicissitudes can make people see the glorious history of China's rural era. In chaji, in addition to the residential needs, the existing relics are mainly ancestral temples and archways, which are deeply marked with the brand of filial piety and ancestor worship in the clan era. In chaji, there are many ancestral halls, because the people of chaji are very large.
Location: Houan Township, 60 kilometers away from Xicheng, Jing County, Xuancheng City, Anhui Province
4. Qianyang ancient city
Qianyang ancient city is one of the most well preserved ancient cities of Ming and Qing Dynasties in China. The ancient city is surrounded by water on three sides. It is an important border town of Miao land in Hunan, Chu, and known as "the gateway of Yunnan and Guizhou" and "the first ancient town in western Hunan". It is 1400 years earlier than Dayan ancient town in Lijiang, Yunnan, and 900 years earlier than Fenghuang ancient town in Hunan Province. Various cultures blend here. The classic poem "a piece of ice is in the jade pot" is written by Wang Changling in front of the local lotus building.
Location: Hongjiang City, Huaihua City, Hunan Province (formerly Qiannan county)
5. Heshun overseas Chinese town
Heshun Qiaoxiang is located 3 kilometers to the west of Tengchong City, the ancient famous wenhuang village. Heshun's name comes from the poem "auspicious clouds, gentle wind", which expresses the local people's yearning for a better life. Since ancient times, Heshun is a place with developed culture and outstanding people. In Heshun Village, there are many plaques hanging on the lintel, such as "Book fragrance world shade" and "poetry inheritor", which can't be covered by smoke and dust for many years, all of which record the prosperous history and profound traditional cultural accumulation of the hometown of overseas Chinese.
Location: 3km southwest of Tengchong County, Yunnan Province
6. Qianshan County
Qianshan County, subordinate to Shangrao City, is located in the northeast of Jiangxi Province, the upper reaches of Xinjiang River, south of Wuyishan City, Fujian Province. The county has beautiful scenery, abundant resources and rich products, as well as rich cultural landscape. The name of Qianshan County is derived from the production of lead in history. Yanshan is read as the place name of Qianshan. As early as the middle of the Ming Dynasty, Qianshan has developed into one of the five handicraft industrial areas in the south of the Yangtze River. It is equally famous for paper making by hand, cotton spinning in Songjiang, silk weaving in Suzhou and Hangzhou, pulp dyeing in Wuhu and porcelain making in Jingdezhen.
Location: Qianshan County, Shangrao City, Jiangxi Province
7. Sideng Street
The ancient tea horse road of Yunnan Tibet was formed from the end of the sixth century to the beginning of the seventh century. Sideng street is located in the center of Bazi. It is the economic and cultural center of Shaxi. It is the distribution center of trade between ancient and modern Shaxi. Looking from afar, the ancient trees of Sideng Street are hidden, the houses of Washe are simple and quiet, and the scenery of Xiaoqiao Liushui people is beautiful and elegant. It is the only surviving ancient market on the ancient tea horse road.
Location: Shaxi Town, south of Jianchuan County, Dali Prefecture, Yunnan Province
8. Ancient town of bing'an
The ancient town is built on the steep and dangerous rock beside Chishui River, with its back against Qingshan mountain, surrounded by water on three sides, stone masonry as the door, stone barrier as the wall, and wooden suspended stilts built on the mountain. After a hundred years of wind and frost, it is still as stable as a rock. The welcome waterfall of the ancient town flows out from the foot of the banyan tree for a hundred years, like Bailong throwing water and jumping on the river. Under the breathtaking ancient turbulent Dabian beach, Bingtan crossing the suspended current for tens of meters. The houses and buildings along the cliff of the ancient town are all in the style of hanging feet. The hanging buildings, the empty buildings, the non bottom buildings and the single column high-rise buildings are uneven, wrong and wrong, with unique charm.
Location: Chishui City, Guizhou Province, 25km away from Chishui City
9. Zhaojiabao, Zhangzhou
It is located in shuoshan mountain, Huxi Township, Zhangpu County, 90 kilometers away from Zhangzhou city. It is not an ordinary castle with the surname of Zhao. After the fall of the Song Dynasty, the descendants of the royal family of Zhao were killed by the soldiers of the Yuan Dynasty. It was built to yearn for the ancestral property and imitate the original layout of Bianjing, the capital of the Northern Song Dynasty. It is the only castle built by the royal family of Zhao in the existing world.
Location: shuoshan mountain, Huxi Township, Zhangpu County, Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province, 90km away from Zhangzhou City