Xidi And Hongcun Ancient VillagesCurrently Open
- Address: Huangshan, Anhui, China
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: 208 CNY
- Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
- Tags: Art And Culture, Village, Family And Kids, Architecture , Neighborhoods
These villages are nestled in the Yixian County and are listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. They are an illustration of local-style residences of the native Southern Anhui province.
Xidi Village: Dating back to Northern song dynasty (960-1127), this village flaunts a history of 900 years. Popularly known as the 'Ming and Qing Dynasty Local Residence Museum', this village has around 124 ancient residences, three ancestral halls, archways, Linyun Pavilion, Eastern and Western Gardens, Ruiyu Courtyard, Taoli Garden, Da Fu Grand House and Lvfu Hall. The exquisite carvings on stones, bricks and wood are beautiful and present different designs of birds, flowers, grass and historical figures.
The village is bestowed with a background of verdant hills and two streams flowing through it. These streams converge at the Huiyuan Bridge. The village has around 99 lanes and two main streets; all of them paved with cobble o black stones.
Hongcun village: Lying about 10 kilometres (6 miles) northeast of Yixian County, Hongcun Village is known as 'A village in the beautiful Chinese picture' because of its location at high altitude and being shrouded by clouds and mist. It has about 137 Ming and Qing style residences. There are halls artistically detailed and historically significant in the Hongcun village.
Totally worth a visit!
Xidi And Hongcun Ancient Villages Travel Tips
- There are small eateries available, best it to pack your lunch from Huangshan city.
Entrance Ticket Details For Xidi And Hongcun Ancient Villages
- The ticket price includes the entry to Xidi village (CNY 104) and Hongcun village (CNY 104).
How to Reach Xidi And Hongcun Ancient Villages
- City Bus
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38.99% of people who visit Huangshan include Xidi And Hongcun Ancient Villages in their plan
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