and Xidi Village
Xidi Village is located at the southern
foot of the Yellow Mountains, only 40 kilometers to
Huangshan city. With a history over 960 years, this
village was dated back to Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127)
and in the early years of Qing Dynasty it was in a period
of great prosperity. Residences in Xidi Village are
mostly built by using black marble with two clear rivers
flowing through it. Kinds of typical and characterized
ancient residences, 99 high walls and deep lanes, all
of these will make you feel walking in a maze.
Located in the southwest foot of the Yellow
Mountains, Hongcun Village is a unique ancient village
in a shape of an ox, more specifically speaking mountains
are the head, trees are horn, residences are body and
bridges are feet. It is reputed as "a Village
out of a Painting"
The above two are just two representations
of ancient villages in Yixian; visiting and strolling
around in Yixian, a place with four distinct seasons
and warm temperature, you will be deeply attracted by
its charming and breathtaking natural rural sceneries.