Enjoy a Trip to Fenghuang County
By: Anna on 4/19/2013 12:21:30 AM Category: Culture
Tags: ,China vacations, culture, Fenghuang County,

Located in Xiangxi Prefecture, Hunan Province, Fenghuang County is a famous historical and cultural ancient county and one National 4A level scenic spot in China. In April, a month fill with vitality and energy, Fenghuang County blooms its beauty.

Rewi Alley, a famous writer from New Zealand, once said that, “Fenghuang County is the most beautiful county in China.” From his comment, we can imagine how popular Fenghuang County is not only in China but also around the world.

Fenghuang County is particularly well-preserved that it still has unique ethnic languages, customs, arts as well as many distinctive architectural in Ming and Qing dynasties styles. The landscape in Fenghuang County combines nature with culture and shows people a pearl of Xiangxi. The name Fenghuang results from a mountain which looks like a flying phoenix (named Fenghuang in China). As a cultural town, there were many scholars having stories in this beautiful place.




Many scenic spots are very popular now. Visitors can enjoy the ancient architecture art when travel to Chaoyang Palace, Ancient Town Museum, Shen Congwen’s House, Wanshou Palace, and Tianwang Temple. The Miao nationality museum and Miao Village will give people a great opportunity to have a look at the Miao culture. In addition, Qiliang Dong scenic spot shows people the southern Great Wall.

When you have your China vacations, have a trip to Fenghuang County. Have a walk in the Fenghuang County, following the step of history and scholar, you will even forget yourself and the outside world, just immerse in peaceful and gentle feelings. 

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