Shexian County

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  • Address: Huangshan, Anhui Province, China
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Temple, Village, Bridge, Memorial, Family And Kids, Architecture , Neighborhoods

An adorable settlement at the foot of Yellow Mountain (Huangshan Mountain), Shexian County also known as Town of Arches, is a cultural and historical hotpot. Lush green mountains, transparent waters and mind-blowing cultural relics, residences, temples and arches make Shexian County a must-visit.

Surrounded by green mountains and crystal water, it is rich in cultural relics, residences, memorial temples, and memorial arches. It is an art museum of classical architecture. 

The architecture of lanes, towers, bridges and wells is an amalgamation of styles from Ming and Wing dynasties and the ancestral temples, residential houses and town of arches are considered as embodiment of Chinese architecture. It is fondly names as “A naturally formed classical architectural Arts museum” Home to Hui culture, a native of many Chinese scholars and artists; Shexian County has many attractions within the area worth a visit:

Attractions within the area:

  • Xu Guo Gate is a memorial established for Xu Guo, a Grand Secretary during the Ming Dynasty.
  • City Wall
  • Tanyue Gates
  • Xin'anjiang (Xin'an) River is the major river system of She County.
  • Yuliang Dam is on the Lianjian River, a tributary of the Xin'an River.
  • Ancient streets like Doushan Street, Zhongshan Lane and Dabei Street and ancient villages.
  • Wells like Hama (Toad) Well, Yinggong Well and Dagu Well.
  • 16-Ming Qing arches

Shexian County Travel Tips

  • Guided tours are available.
  • When visiting Shexian/ She county, do visit any of the tea rooms and taste the specialities of Huangshan Maofeng Tea, Dinggu Dafang Tea and Huangshan Green Peony Tea.

Shexian County Hours

  • There are no specific opening and closing times as it is a neighbourhood.

How to Reach Shexian County

  • City Bus
  • Taxi

  • Fenghua Soil Restaurant
  • YiLou MeiShi RenJia

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  • Shexian County Address: Huangshan, Anhui Province, China
  • Shexian County Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Shexian County(preferred time): 08:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Shexian County: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 32.89% of people who visit Huangshan include Shexian County in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Shexian County visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Shexian County

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shexian County

People normally club together Jingting Mountain and Jade Screen while planning their visit to Shexian County.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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