Meet the Most Beautiful China: Hongcun

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Hongcun is an ancient village in Yi County county, Anhui Province, China, near the southwest slope of Mount Huangshan. The village is located at the foot of a hill next to a stream which forms two pools, the Moon Pond in the centre of the village and the other to the south.

Hongcun is well known for its regional culture. The street plan, the architecture and decoration, and the integration of houses with comprehensive water systems are unique surviving examples. It also reflects the pursuit of coexistence, unity and the harmony of man and nature.

Water is the soul of the village

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The village lays in the mountain

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The ancient tree is telling the story

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A river flows across the bridge

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The big tree shows its age

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The lane is so narrow

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The falling petals make the village more beautiful

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The goose has a life of elegant ease

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The water is clean and people always washing vegetables here

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The building and house are old, they survive since the ancient China

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The buildings are unique

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Hotels are also of the traditional China culture style

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