Posted by: oliviapontet | May 1, 2012

The ancient city Fenghuang

Fenghuang or Phoenix city

It is located in an autonomous department of Tu and Miao ethnic 53 km south of Jishou, the city is the architectural style of the Ming and Qing dynasties. In the city, there are a hundred old buildings, the Wenchang Pavilion, the Tianwang Temple, Qifeng Temple, Dacheng Palace ….

Beautiful Ancient Town--Fenghuang

Beautiful Ancient Town–Fenghuang (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Many Chinese and foreign considers as one of the most beautiful ancient cities in China, it is said that it is a “pearl” embedded in western Hunan. The Tuojiang river running through it diffuses a soft coolness in summer.

His fame is also associated with the renowned Shen Congwen contemporary Chinese writer.

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