Huangshan Photos

This city gains its name from the famous Mt. Huangshan. At the foot of the mountain, lies the beautiful mountain town - Tunxi, which is famous for its ancient street. Xidi and Hongcun in Yixian County around the city are reputed as "A Living Ancient Residential Museum" and were listed as a world cultural heritage site by UNESCO in 2000. Detailed information about Huangshan Travel Guide

Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) is the name of the 72 peaks mountain range lying in the south of Anhui province. It is famous for its spectacular rocky peaks, oddly shaped pines, crystal-clear mountain springs and the sea of clouds.

Tunxi Ancient Street is in Tunxi City, at the foot of Mt. Huangshan. The street starts in the west at Zhenhai Bridge, a stone arch bridge built during the Ming Dynasty, and ends in the east at the "Tablet of Memorial Archways."

Hongcun, an ancient village not far from Yellow Mountain, preserves many old style folk residences with white walls and grey tiles. The Moon Pond inside the village with the clear reflections of the residences are very worth visiting.

Xidi Ancient Village, 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of the famous Yellow Mountain, is famous for the traditional folk residences of Ming (1368 - 1644) and Qing (1644 - 1911) style, and reputed as “A Living Ancient Residential Museum”.

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