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About Huaihua

Huaihua City is located in the southwestern part of Hunan Province. It has many picturesque scenic spots and historical and cultural sites. Wanfo Mountain's Danxia landforms and the vastness of the Wuqiang River are all fascinating to behold. Huaihua is a beautiful place that has residents of many different ethnic groups. There are more than 30 different ethnic minority groups living here including the Dong, Miao, Yao and Tujia, all of whom show off their charming cultural style with their unique ethnic traditions.

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Hongjiang Ancient City
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Ancient Settlement
Hongjiang Ancient City was built along the two rivers of Yuan and Wu. It took shape in the late Yuan Dynasty and early Ming Dynasty. Until now, the atmosphere of this important ancient commercial town can still be experienced. The architectural style of Hongjiang Ancient City is typical of the Ming and Qing Dynasties and the south of the Yangtze River. At the same time, it has significant characteristics of Yuanxiang. Every house in the city feels harmonious. Workers only used bricks, wood and stone as materials, with no nails. They created solid, practical and artistic buildings. The exquisite window frames, lattice fans, door carvings and delicate railings reflect the ingenuity of ancient Chinese architectural art.
Wanfo Mountain
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Located in Taipingyan Village, Linkou Town, Tongdao County, Wanfo Mountain features Danxia landform that spans over 100 kilometers (62 miles). Lush natural vegetation, fresh air and the chirping of birds help you relax. There is a glass plank road hovering on the main peak of Wanfo Mountain, where you can walk to admire the beautiful scenery of the mountain and test your nerve.
Memorial Hall of the Victory of the Anti-Japanese War and the Acceptance of the Japanese Surrender
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Memorial Hall
The Memorial Hall of the Victory of the Anti-Japanese War and the Acceptance of the Japanese Surrender is located in Huaihua City's Zhijiang County. It is the site where the Chinese received the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. It is also a memorial hall on the topic of the victory of the Chinese war of resistance against Japan. The main building of the memorial hall is the Memorial Gate of the Surrender. It is in front of the Plaza of the Surrender. The Memorial Gate is known as the "Chinese Arc d'Triomphe." Engraved on the gate are inscriptions of leaders from the Warlord Era such as Chiang Kai-Shek, Li Zongren and He Yingqin along with the phrase "Memorial to the Surrender at the Zhijiang River." The Memorial Hall also houses relics from the Chinese Army's General Commander's Office and He Yingqin's Office. Furniture such as the tables, chairs and couches are original items.
Qianyang Ancient City
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Ancient Settlement
Nestled in the upper reaches of Yuanshui, Qianyang Ancient City is one of the best-preserved examples of ancient cities dating from the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The ancient city is surrounded by water on three sides. It is a frontier town in Xiang-Chu-Miao Region and also known as the “gateway to Yunnan and Guizhou”. Of the original five city gates, four still remain to this day. The West Gate is also known as Zhongzheng Gate. The gate and the building are incredibly well preserved with the words “Zhong Zheng Men” still inscribed on the gate, written by Dai Li, dating back from the days of the Warlord Era. The well-preserved fishbone-shape road layout is formed by the two main streets in the north and south. It was called Nine Streets and Eighteen Lanes in ancient times and there are a variety of ancient buildings on both sides of the street such as the county government, academies, temples, inns and theaters.

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Unlock the mysterious and original "Shantou", and see this is enough! In the southernmost mountainous area of Hunan, I am fortunate to have this Yi ancient village called "Shantou". It is a joy to heart, it makes people feel that this trip is worthwhile. Shantou Ancient Qianzhai is built on the mountain, cascaded and integrated, and is a very well-protected Yi village. In 2001, the entire village was rated as a national key cultural relics protection unit. The Zhaizi still retains the traditional Yi customs. The old people are dressed in traditional Yi costumes, sitting around the drum tower, the square, or the door of the house, next to the small river. Because there are very few tourists, you can feel the simple and friendly folk customs and feel the slight emotions of mutual respect and gentleness. compulsory course 1. Appreciate a Dai performance: There are two song and dance performances in Shantou Village every morning and evening. The "actors" are all villagers, the performances are original, the content comes from life, easy to understand. The key is to appreciate everyone's joy and participate in it. The performance when I went was in the afternoon. 2, Ascend overlooking the whole picture of Shantou Ancient Village: There are three places to overlook the ancient village. The morning, the evening, or the scenery after the rain is the best, you can photograph the ancient village in the golden or cloud. Need to pay attention to anti-mosquito! 3, eat a banquet, drink glutinous rice wine, taste the farmer's dish: the banquet is a feast of the Dai people's characteristics, have a chance to try it; the glutinous rice wine on the banquet should also taste, locals Also drink this. In addition to these two things, there are many strange foods in the village, such as sweet potato, alfalfa, and wild kiwi, which can be tried boldly. Do not eat the wedding banquet, eating Guzhai Tujia dishes is also very good to enjoy, there are farmhouse dishes in the ancient village, the ingredients are taken from the local, there are chicken, organic vegetables and so on. 4, and the relationship with the brocade and the reeds: is the most outstanding handicrafts of the Yi people. In the ancient village of Shantou, many old people still have the tradition of hand-woven brocade, they can walk into the locals to see them weaving, you can also buy a piece to take home to commemorate; Reed is the most popular ancient musical instrument of the Yi people. Many old people in Shantou Village will play the reeds, and the melodious music will be fascinating and can be seen during the singing and dancing performances. Location Traffic: Shantou Village is located in the southwest of Hunan Province, Tongdao Autonomous County, 9km away from the county. Because public transportation is inconvenient, it is recommended that the small partner travel by car to the best.
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