Hongcun, a village in Anhui Province, dates to the twelfth century. Approximately 140 historical stone buildings, courtyards, and alleys form a living museum in present-day Hongcun. PHOTO BY UDO SHOENE.
Hongcun and Xidi, two villages in Anhui Province, are living museums offering natives and tourist alike a glimpse into the region’s past.
Hongcun and Xidi, two ancient villages in southern Anhui Province (east central China), were selected for the United