20 kilometres southeast of Guilin lies a tranquil little ancient town: Daxu. It sits on the bank of the Li River, and it’s main alley stretches to at least 2.5km long. Along the stretch of the Main Street is a stunning array of historic architecture, including this stunning carving of a dragon wrapping itself round a pillar of the Longevity Temple.⠀
The main street of Daxu Ancient Town runs parallel to the river, and is lined with bright red lanterns and tables filled with little trinkets, second hand antiques, colourful handmade clothes and local treats!⠀
Walk further down and you’ll witness local life at its finest: chickens roaming free, the elderly reclining as they watch tv and parents cooking hearty homestyle meals for their children.
📍Daxu Ancient Town, China⠀
Dagu Ancient Town is one of the four great towns in ancient Guangxi. Dagu Ancient Town was built in 200 AD. The ancient Dagu Old Street stretches for 2 kilometers along the Lijiang River. The wide streets are covered with bluestone slabs. The two sides of the stone road are well-preserved old houses. Nowadays, Dagu Ancient Town has been filled with stone bridges all over the place. It depends on the original ancient towns. It has to go to the section behind the stone bridge. There are fewer vendors, mostly local residents, and very lively, although the houses They have all been refurbished, but the stone road is still old, and there is a lot of primitive detail.
There are four ancient towns in Guangxi, and the nearest one to Guilin is Dagu Ancient Town. Dagu Ancient Town is located 13 kilometers southeast of Guilin City. There is a direct bus to Dagu Ancient Town in Guilin Bus Station. If you like Guilin Tourism, if you like friends of national culture, you will take a bus to Dagu Ancient Town.
You don't need to buy tickets to visit Dagu Ancient Town. In the Northern Song Dynasty, it was a bustling market town and waterway hub. It was called Little Guilin and Little Chang'an in the Southern Song Dynasty. The establishment of the taxation of the taxation, the resident of the taxation, because there is a fixed period of time, the size of the market is also very large, it will be named "big brother."
Perhaps the reputation of Dagu Ancient Town is not as good as that of Guilin. There are not many tourists coming here, which makes the town more quiet. Many people will not know that there is a thousand-year history here. In the prosperous period, there are: "Going against the water on the river, Guilin, and sailing down the river."
There are many old buildings in Dagu Ancient Town, and it has become a location for many film and television dramas. Movies such as "Liu Sanjie", "Huajia Tears" and "Marco Polo" have been filmed here.
The historic town of Dawei is located on the east bank of the Minjiang River. It is one of the four great ancient towns of Guangxi Province. Walking into the ancient town, visitors will traverse the quaint cobblestone streets. On either side of the road, the buildings and houses are primarily Ming-and Qing-style brick and tile structures. This place is rich with ancient style, from the fire breaks that divide the various districts to the arcades that run along the streets and the detachable wooden awnings of several shopfronts. The ancient town still has a number of extant handicraft workshops specializing in timeworn trades such as bamboo and straw shoes workshops, along with herbal medicine clinics. This town has a rich atmosphere of ancient times.
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