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Danzhai

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About Danzhai

Danzhai is located in southeast Guizhou and is under the administration of the province’s Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture. Danzhai is a major attraction on the eastern Guizhou travel itinerary. Rich in sites of interest, areas of natural beauty include the Dagu (“Drumbeat”) Well, the multicolored “Pumpkin Cave,” the Maobiling (“Cat Nose Ridge”) Forest Park, and the beautiful Cha River. There are many ethnic minority peoples in Danzhai who have preserved their simple, rich, and unique folk styles and cultures to the present day.

Popular Attractions in Danzhai

Danzhai Wanda Town
4.5/5
114 Reviews
Folk Village
Danzhai Wanda Town is situated on the bank of Donghu Lake in Danzhai County. It is based on the traditional characteristics of the Miao people as well as Danzhai's historical heritage and ethnic customs. The town is divided by the main thoroughfares of Sister Street, Yougong Street and Miaojie Three Theme Streets, and it contains four major squares: Yougong Square, Miao Nian Plaza, Drum Tower Plaza and Jinji Square. The scenic area of the town has a current waterwheel that was featured in the Guinness Book of Records. The Miao Jiali, Lusheng Dance, Jinji Dance, Mulao Festival, Miao Batik, Ancient Paper, and Miao Costumes are but some of the cultural heritage activities there.
Gaoyao Terrace
4.4/5
23 Reviews
Terraced Field
Gaoyao Terrace is situated in Gaoyao Village, Danzhai County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture. The large area of terrace follows the shape of the mountain, and extends layer by layer from the top all the way to the bottom, like beautiful waistbands. In September of each year, rice paddies become ready for cultivation, turning the terrace into a beautiful scenery of yellow and green stripes. Tourists from all over come here for sightseeing and to take pictures.
Shiqiaocun
4.7/5
11 Reviews
Folk Village
Xijiang Qianhu Miao Village
4.2/5
10,250 Reviews
Folk Village
Xijiang Qianhu Miao Village is a very large village of the Miao, one of China's minority groups, and is composed of more than a dozen smaller villages built on the side of the mountain. Within the village are the Miao group's unique wooden houses, called Diaojiaolou. At night, when all the lights of these houses turn on, the view is beautiful. When you come to Xijiang Qianhu Miao Village, in addition to enjoying the scenery, you'll also experience the Miao's way of living. Here you can enjoy a special "long table feast," as well as a variety of Miao specialties, which are mostly sour and spicy.

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Trip Moments

Domi_Lee   
Posted: Dec 24, 2018
Domi_Lee   
If you happen to meet a long table banquet, then the Danzhai town will change another look. The long alley has a red table that cant be seen at the end. As the crowd grows, the town gradually becomes more and more lively. When I got up, I could see the scene on the street from the window of the room. I reached out and tried the quiet morning outside and put on a thick coat and went out. An unprecedented banquet for tens of thousands of people, a long table banquet of more than 3,000 meters runs through the whole street, and tens of thousands of people participate. Everyone gathers together to enjoy the delicious snacks of Danzhai and share the festival of Chongyang. Of course, it has set a new world record. Before the start of the long table banquet, the Miao people's villagers sacrificed their ancestors with rice wine, glutinous rice, fish and other sacrifices to celebrate the harvest and pray for the coming year. There are many foods on the long table feast, such as ancient Tibetan meat, glutinous rice, leeks and roots, but everyone not only eats well, but also has a good time. During the toasting period, the Miaos unique hospitality customs mountain flowing water set off a wave of climax. Six or seven Miao girls sang the Miao toast songs and slanted the wine bowls to the tourists' mouths. A pot of rice wine was dumped from the top to the tourists' mouths until the tourists finished the whole pot of rice wine. until. Some tourists said that the first time I saw such a way of drinking, it was very special. After experiencing the "high mountain water", I felt that I was getting drunk.
Posted: Dec 24, 2018
Little_Watermelon_C   
Danzhai County is affiliated to the Southeast Guizhou Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture. Danzhai is a county where the Miao people live together and multi-ethnicity. It still retains a simple, rich and unique ethnic style. The Miao, Shui and other inhabitants have created their own unique culture in the millennium change and prosperity. and Danzhai Wanda Town is located on the bank of Donghu Lake in Danzhai County. It is a national customs town based on the traditional characteristics of Miao and Dong nationalities, with the history and culture of Danzhai as the core. The main square of Yougong Square is designed with the "Chiyou Festival" as its original intention. The Chiyou Festival is an ancient national traditional festival of the Miao nationality. It enters the Yougong Square and feels a strong sense of solemnity and ritual. Miao Nian Plaza is designed and named according to the ethnic festivals of the Miao people. Miao Nian is the most important festival of the Miao people in Danzhai and other counties during the year. During the festival, they will hold a variety of ethnic characteristics. Activities, such as killing pigs, playing glutinous rice dumplings, worshiping ancestors, eating "yearly group meals", jumping reeds, bullfights, etc., are very lively and extraordinary, and are the most traditional festivals of the Miao nationality in one year. Downstairs is a good place for the nursery people to entertain. When the summer is hot, men, women and children will come here to enjoy the cold. In the cold winter, the fire pit is set in the middle. Everyone gathers here to surround the fire and sing and play. From Yougong Square to Jinji Square, all the way to the stone road, staggered in the town, listening to the sound of slate under your feet, such as through the millennium, come here to understand the customs of the Miao and Yi people . Breathing the fresh air in the morning, only a few tourists are slow to swim in it, and feel the charm culture of national characteristics in the aftertaste.
Posted: Dec 24, 2018