Elizabeth D. SCHAFER

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

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:16-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Geography, Site|Comments Off on Hongcun and Xidi (Hóngcūn hé Xīdì 宏村和西递)|Hóngcūn hé Xīdì 宏村和西递 (Hongcun and Xidi)

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