Songkou Ancient Town is located on the lower Mei River in the northeast of Mei County in a small basin at the foot of the hills. It is now a larger town in Mei County after the merger of Songkou, Songdong, and Songnan. It is not only a thousand year old ancient village, but is also home to the Hakka people. Songkou is extremely charming with its combination of ancient history and culture joined with beautiful natural landscape. The ancient residential structures are very unique and make this an ideal place to appreciate Hakka culture and character.
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On the wide Meijiang River in Meizhou, there is a long white bridge - Meidong Bridge. Standing on the bridge, you can see a town located in the lower reaches of the Meijiang River. This is the ancient town of Songkou, a famous Lingnan town full of southern colors.
Into the ancient town, a kind of nostalgic wind blowing, the blue-gray stone street, the streets are high-rise houses, whether it is the moss of the corner, the fallen wall, or the winding wires, All give people an intuitive feeling of "old age." The passers-by who walked slowly on the street, the old man who sat at the door of the house, felt the stability of the ancient town of Songkou after the precipitation of the years.
Since the ancient town of Songkou is located at the junction of the three provinces of Fujian, Guangdong and Fujian, the Meijiang River passes through it. Therefore, since ancient times, the water and land transportation of Songkou Ancient Town has been very convenient. It is for this reason that Songkou Ancient Town was also a Hakka out of Nanyang. Departure station. At that time, the Songkou trade boom, and very early, there were "foreign goods" and "foreign buildings."
In the ancient town of Songkou, you can still see these Chinese-Western architecture, although it is no longer glamorous, but it has a charm. This pier in the ancient town is the most highlight of Songkous commercial development. On the stairs, there are also many bronze statues. The Hakkas used the dock to move cargo through the docks. The scene shows the spirit of hard work and solidarity of the Hakka people.
This is a place of prosperity in commercial trade in history. It is a major commercial and trade town. It has the reputation of not recognizing the state since ancient times. It is the first stop of the Hakka people from Nanyang after the end of the Ming Dynasty, and it is also one of the sources of Sun Yat-sens launch of the Revolution of 1911. Hakka folk songs are more famous at home and abroad, and cultural relics and natural scenery abound. Songkou, a thousand-year-old town in Meizhou, is one of the starting places for the Hakka ancestors to move to Guangdong.
sells the most expensive cakes in the old days. I think that when the Hakka ancestors started from here, would they also bring a few stoves for dry food? The
is one of the must-see places in Songkou Ancient Town. It is still a hundred years old. In the old days, people from Jiangxi, Fujian, Jiaoling and Pingyuan took Nanyang from the Songkou Fireboat Terminal to take the electric wheel. From Shantou Port to the big wheel, it became the first stop for the Hakka people to cross the sea and die.
It is said that at the time of the most prosperous fireboat terminal, there are more than 300 vessels coming and going every day, and more than 6,000 passengers come in and out from here. When you come to the ancient villages of Meizhou, someone will ask you to taste their fairy tales. It is a bit like turtle paste or jelly powder, but it is not. This taste is still a little different, but the effect should be cool and cool.