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Yi County
Yi County
Yi County is situated in the southeast of Anhui province, close to the city of Huangshan. The area has an impressive collection of Ming and Qing dynasty residences, ancestral shrines and gardens. The ancient villages of Xidi and Hongcun are located here, two classic examples of traditional Chinese villages that have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The region has a pleasant climate with four distinct seasons and picturesque rural scenery. The famous poet Tao Yuanming (c. 365-427) wrote his fable 'The Peach Blossom Spring' here.
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Hongcun Village
4.5/5
22,765 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
Hongcun Scenic Area is a typical Huizhou ancient village, and renowned as a “village of Chinese paintings.” Visit Hongcun to see the ancient irrigation system, including its lakes Yuezhao (Moon Pond) and Nanhu (South Lake). Visitors can also observe the “three carvings” of Huizhou: brick carving, stone carving, and wood carving. With the same detail as paper cutting, the human landscape blends perfectly with the natural landscape. The scene is perfect for visiting students of art to sketch.
Xidi
4.5/5
4,803 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
With the Huangshan Mountains to the north and Mount Qiyun to the south, Xidi is a bright pearl strung between two amazing tourism sites. Transportation is extremely convenient. This place has at least three hundred Ming- and Qing-era residences. Among these, 124 are completely preserved. Another name for the village is "Households of the Garden of Eden". The buildings feature three kinds of carvings, including carved brick, carved stone and carved wood. The craftsmanship is all first-class. The flowers, branches and leaves of the carvings look exceptionally true to life. Many students from the Academy of Fine Arts come here to practice landscape painting and it is also a favorite gathering place for photography lovers.
Tachuan
4.1/5
986 Reviews
Ancient Settlement
Tachuan is located in the middle of Hongcun and Mukeng Zhuhai. It is built by the ancient dwellings in the mountains. It is layered in shape like a pagoda, also known as the tower. It is a charming and beautiful natural village in Xiaoxianyuan. Mountain village. Tachuan is famous for its autumn colors. Every autumn, it attracts countless tourists. At that time, the black mulberry trees in the mountains and plains are green, yellow and red. The small villages with white walls and black tiles in the fields rise to smoke, and the scenery is as beautiful as oil painting.
Mukeng Bamboo Sea
4.2/5
845 Reviews
Forest
Mukeng Bamboo Sea is located to the east of Hongcun. Green bamboo surrounds the small villages.The green around the bamboo forest is the tea garden. It is said that the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon had a scene filmed here. Tourists in Mu Hang Zhuhai are fewer than Hong Village, mainly tourists who visit Hong Village will visit this place. The main tourist route of Mukeng Bamboo Sea District is circular, dividing the West Sea (the gate near Hongcun), Mu Hang Village, and the South China Sea (the gate near Huangshan Mountain).

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Yi County Weather

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Today
Oct 23, 2020
6 °
Sunny
6-21
Tomorrow
Oct 24, 2020
9°
Cloudy
9-17
Sunday
Oct 25, 2020
12°
Sunny
12-20
Monday
Oct 26, 2020
10°
Sunny
10-21
Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Yi County
Oct 23, 2020 Yi County Weather:Sunny, Northeasterly Wind:10-17 kph, Humidity:23%, Sunrise/Sunset:06:16/17:29
Yi County Travel:Suitable, Umbrella:Not Required, UV Strength:Moderate

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