Jiangtouzhou Village, A Jewel Of the Ancient Architecture
By: Susan on 5/23/2011 7:51:50 PM Category: Culture
Tags: ,Jiangtouzhou Village, Lingchuan Town, Guilin,

Jiangtouzhou Village, 30km from Guilin City, is considered as one of the 'Most Valuable Ancient Village of China'. This ancient village has still remarkably preserved the age-old architectures dating from Ming and Qing dynasties. According to the historical records, 90% residents, with the family name of 'Zhou' are the descendant of Zhou Dunyi, a renowned litterateur and philosopher in the Northern Song Dynasty (960~1127). Nowadays, it becomes a good place for tourism and researching the architectures, history, culture, art and folk custom of the ancient time.


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