Shang Gan Tang Village is located in Xia Ceng Pu Town to the southwest of the capital city of Jiang Yong County of Yong Zhou city in Hunan Province. Shang Gan Tang is a village that features mountains and rivers in the surroundings. The village sits in the east and faces west. With Ping Feng Mountain lying in the back and Xie Mu River meandering in the front, Shang Gan Tang has a superb enclosed village setting. Most of the residential buildings in the village were built in the late Qing Dynasty. The layouts of the houses have deliberate symmetrical designs. The white walls of the houses and the surrounding green waters are typical architectural characteristics in southern Hunan Province.