Shimendong is located in Qingtian, Lishui, Zhejiang Province, on the banks of the Lijiang River. It was discovered in the Northern and Southern Dynasties and flourished in the Song and Ming Dynasties. It was also famous for the founding father of the Ming Dynasty, Liu Ji, who was studying here. Many literati have left precious treasures here, and the cultural heritage is rich. Shimendong is a tourist attraction that integrates sightseeing, leisure and cultural experience. The now open attractions are Shimen Waterfall and Bowen Ancient Village.