Fuzhou's three lanes and seven alleys are ancient buildings, representing the earliest Fujian architecture, and the saddle wall is a feature. Sanfang Qixiang began in the Jin and Tang dynasties and prospered in the Ming and Qing dynasties. It is home to many celebrities and dignitaries. Compared with the crowds on the street, I prefer the unmanned laneways in the early morning, the ancient charm is stronger.
Sanfang Qixiang is a national 5A tourist attraction. It is the historical and cultural roots of Fuzhou. Since its formation in the Jin and Tang dynasties, Sanfang Qixiang has been a colony of nobles and scholar-officials, and it has become a glorious place from the Qing Dynasty to the Republic of China. There are about 270 ancient residential buildings in the area, and 159 are listed as protected buildings. The ancient buildings of Sanfang Qixiang, represented by 9 typical buildings including the former residence of Shen Baozhen, the former residence of Lin Juemin, and the former residence of Yan Fu, were announced by the State Council as a national key cultural relics protection unit.  Fuzhou was first named "Ye" in the Qin and Han dynasties, and then changed its name to "Fuzhou" because of a Fushan in its territory. Fuzhou is surrounded by mountains and rivers, with beautiful natural scenery. It is also the central capital city of Fujian Province that has always been the focus of development. Therefore, a large number of local big families have gathered from ancient times to the present. Now the famous "Three Lanes and Seven Alleys" have walked out one after another. Many celebrities in modern Chinese history such as Yan Fu, Chen Baochen, Lin Juemin and Lin Changmin. Sanfang Qixiang is a large-scale and relatively well-protected historical and cultural district in China. It is one of the few ancient architectural relics in the country. It has the reputation of "Living Fossil of Chinese Urban Lifang System" and "Chinese Ming and Qing Architecture Museum". On June 10, 2009, the Sanfang Qixiang Historical and Cultural District was awarded the honorary title of "China's Top Ten Historical and Cultural Streets" approved by the Ministry of Culture and the State Administration of Cultural Heritage 【view】 【taste】 [Price ratio]
this place in Fuzhou has a blend of ancient and modern culture and one get lost in the array of shops selling artifacts and local cuisine without realizing the time passing by. worth every minute spent there. this place translates to three lanes and 7 alleys and it is not possible to cover the place in one day. minimum two days recommended to enjoy this place at easy pace.
The ancient city is well preserved with modern amenities and traditional food located within. Lookout for the coolest buildings of Starbucks, Haagen Das and McDonalds; the people are honest and friendly. ask for directions and you will be assisted well. Also I left an item at the cashier counter of a souvenir shop and the shopkeeper sought me out two blocks down to return the item.