The Old Town of Phoenix — Ancient Minority City

There is a place in China, it has a mountain that looks like a flying phoenix, next to a city with the shape of a phoenix.

 

Therefore, this was named the Town of Phoenix. 

 

The Old Town of Phoenix was built around 300-400 years ago, inside which were mainly minority people (Miao is the most) living. 

 

Besides beautiful natural sceneries like mountains, rivers, and mysterious caves, historical and cultural values here are appealing as well.

 

A 600-year old bridge, an 800-year old castle, and other ancient architectures like pagodas, temples, jumping rock bridges (Tiao Yan), as well as many types of minority customs and events are all attractive scenes of this small city, presenting many fun facts of Chinese culture. 

Panorama

Panorama

Special buildings

Special buildings

Minority residents

Minority residents

Ancient buildings

Ancient buildings

City wall outside the city

City wall outside the city

Rock bridge Tian Yan

Rock bridge Tian Yan

Overall view

Overall view

Six hundreds years bridge

Six hundreds years bridge

Night view

Night view

Historical castle

Historical castle

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