Yueling Ancient Village
Located near Wenshi town, 30km north of
Guanyang county, Yueling is an time-honored village
embracing ancient civilization. First built at the turn
of the Ming and Qing dynasties, the village now boasts
a long history of more than 700 years.
The Yueling Ancient Village mainly consists
of six courtyards, which were said to be built by the
ancestor here for his later generations-the Yuelingers
today are all developed from one big family. With colorful
designs on crimson background, elegant layout, the courtyards
are exquisitely designed and look stately and graceful.
The wells, millstones, fish ponds, flower gardens in
these courtyards perfectly display the lifestyle of
All the roads running through the village
are paved with huge thick slates. Wrought by the hand
of time, the slates become as glossy as mirror.
History favored this place so much that
it left here abundant relics. Visitors will find a lot
of ancient architectures in Yueling, among which the
most important ones includes: JieXiaoFang, WenChang
Pavilion, LingYun Tower, General's Temple, Ancient Blockhouse.
The JieXiaoFang was so elegantly constructed that it
is reputed as the essence of the Chinese PaiFang. On
the north and south of it are eight eye-striking Chinese
characters "JianZhenZuShi", "XiaYiKeFang"which give
honor to the chastity and filial piety. The eight words
were so arranged that they seem quite dignified and
stately. The PaiFang was ornamented with variety of
sculptures such as the one : two dragons playing with
pearl ,bearing rich connotations, reflecting the profundity
in Chinese culture. Built in Qing dynasty, the paifang
now has a long history of about 150 years. However,
it is still well-preserved and remains what it was.
Concentrating the arts of Chinese architecture, these
ancient constructures are the embodiments of the wisdom
of the Chinese people.
Also, Yueling boasts an incomparable natural
beauty. Favorable climate, evergreen vegetation, abundant
rivers and streams, series of mist-clapped mountains,
vast field land make Yueling a fairyland.
Yueling is also famous for its reproductivity
in fruits. The local Chinese date and pomegranate enjoy
tour to Yueling Ancient Village
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