Top 10 attractions in Guangxi, China

By Lu Na
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  Huangyao Ancient Town (黄姚古镇)

Huangyao Ancient Town [Photo /]

Locates in northeast of Shaoping County, it is an ancient town with over 1,000 years history, featuring exquisite pavilions and temples, unique folk houses and stone roads and tremendous ancient trees. First built in Song Dynasty, it flourished during Ming and Qing Dynasties. It is called Huangyao Town because all residents' surnames are Huang and Yao. There are eight ancient streets in Huangyao and most of the houses here are in the Ming-Qing style. Due to the town being surrounded by mountains, transportation has been inconvenient, which helped to preserve the town's relics and traditions, keeping it away from outside conflicts.

Travel tips:

Hours: all day long (selling ticket: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Admission: 100 yuan

How to get there: take railway to Hezhou City and then transfer bus from Hezhou to Huangyao Twon

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