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Wangcheng Jinggang Ancient Town

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Situated in Wangcheng county, Changsha city, Hunan province, Jinggang ancient town has a long history and rich culture deposits. Within a few li away, there stands a lake named Tuantou that lies 15 relics dated back to the Neolithic Age. In those relics, a great many antiques were digged out, such as stonewares and potteries.

At one time, the town was popular for clogs, umbrella made of by oiled paper and bamboo frame and kites. Besides, it owned abundant folk arts. What’s more, its food, like smoked bean curd and baked fish is also a wonder.

Speaking of its architecture, over a third of its building remains timber architecture, in which brick- wood building in late Qing dynasty are kept quite well now. On the bank of river, many stilted buildings existed for a long time, which contained the flavor of beautiful southern Chinese riverside town. In the town, there still exists a lot of religious building. Many people went to there to pray to Buddha.

In a word, Jinggang ancient town is a great place to feel and experience the history and culture of China. Would you like to go on a trip here?

By Emma

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