The Villages of Xidi and Hongchun
The Villages of Xidi and Hongcun started human settlement in the 11th century. They are now regarded as a Living Ancient Residential Museum" of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Their street plans, architecture, decorations, and the integration of houses with comprehensive water systems are unique surviving examples, reflecting the socio-economic structure of a long stable period in Chinese history. (huwadvd.com)
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