Chongde Hall


The town’s wealthiest resident, Pei Shoulu, has his personal collection of antiques on display in his former residence on Shijia Long. The collection of carved wood lintels, decorative woodwork and inscribed wooden wall plaques is simply gorgeous.

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1. Tianhou Temple

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Off Dongzheng Jie, this temple was once dedicated to the patron of seafarers. It's not open to the public.

2. Yang Family Ancestral Hall

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Built in 1836, this building's exterior (by the door) still has some faded slogans from the Cultural Revolution. There are two lovely black-and-white…

3. Gucheng Museum

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A survey of the old town’s history; sadly, most of the captions are in Chinese only.

5. Former Home of Shen Congwen

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The famous modern novelist was born here in 1902. (His tomb is east of town.) His most famous novel – Border Town (边城) – is definitely worth a read.

6. Fenghuang City Wall

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Restored fragments of the city wall lie along the south bank of the Tuo River. Carvings of fish and mythical beasts adorn the eaves of the North Gate…

7. Nánhuá Shān

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Rising above the old town's eastern flank is this small hill, which affords views over town. A few modern buildings grace the park. Admission is not…

8. Hong Bridge

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In the style of the Dong minority’s Wind and Rain bridges, this attractive structure vaults the waters of the Tuo River and is illuminated at night. Like…