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Friday, May 25, 2018

Xidi Ancient Village in Anhui

Xidi Ancient Village is situated at the foot of Huangshan Mountain's southern slope.

It was originally built during the reign of Emperor Huangyou (1049-1054) of the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127) and rebuilt during the reign (1449-1457) of Emperor Jingtai of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

Xidi Village contains about 300 buildings in the Hui Style of the Ming and Qing dynasties (1644-1911).

Brick and wood dominate, with exquisite stone archways, stone carvings, and stone-paved streets and courtyards.

The most popular tourist attractions in Xidi Village include Lingyun Pavilion, Ruiyu Pavilion, Cishi House, Daifu House, and Qingyun House.


from China Travel & Tourism News
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