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Located in the south of Hubei, known as "the South Gate of Hubei", Xianning has great renown for “Chibi old haunt of the Three Kingdoms, inland nuclear power city”, which has great advantages of its "mountain", "water" "geography","location","culture","scenery","energy"and the trend of development. Xianning is a suitable place to do ...[more]
Xianning City, attached to Hubei Province, known as “the southern gateway to Hubei”, is famous for sweet-scented os... [more]
Administrative divisions
Lying in the southeast of Hubei Province, along the south bank of the Yangtze River, and at the junction of Hunan, Hu... [more]
 Despite the late administrative construction of Xianning (prefecture-level city), the counties and urban districts under its administration all have a long history. The territory of today’s Xianning belonged to Jing Chu in the Xia and Shang Dynasties ( about 2200-1100 BC), Nan County in the Qin Dynasty(221-206 BC ), [more]
Dwellings-- Refined Charm 09-11-26




  It is said that the ancient dwelling is the living history. Tongshan County, lies in the junction of Hubei and Jiangxi Provinces, is the famous home to ancient dwellings of Hubei. According to investigation and research, there exist more than 30 the dwelling group of the Ming and Qing Dynasties that have value of researching, visiting and exploiting, which is really a miracle of buildings of that period.

  Dafudi, which lies in the suburb of Dalu Town in Tongshan, is called “Yuyuan” or “the foremost residence of Chu Tian”. Covering an area of 10000 square meters, it is the largest and best conserved buildings in the Qing dynasty existing in Hubei Province. “Yuyuan” is well equipped and fully functioned. It is rich in forecourt, sermon building, Yiji Drugstore, stable, weaving house, firewood house, kitchen, theatrical stage, gardens, bamboo, lotus and etc, shaping a political, economic and cultural epitome of the era.

  The ancient dwellings are left by the magistrate of Jiangxi Province Wang Mingfan in the middle-late Qing. Conferred as Chaoyi Dafu, he wrote a plaque read personal mansion” hang on the porch. Wandering in the dwellings, the lost prosperity and glory and the love and hate of life can still be seen.

  Baoshi Village ancient dwellings at the foot of Jiugong mountain are the largest and most integrated historical dwellings in South Hubei. Dawushen ancient dwellings, which lie in Meigang Village of Tongyang Town, are also the masterpiece of history. The fan-shaped wood-carving of doors and windows, the stone carving of hall and pillar and the brick sculpture of gate are all carved carefully and exquisitely, showing ancient people’s diligence and wisdom.

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