Attractions

Monument in Shèxiàn

Tángyuè Memorial Archways

Over generations, the Bao (鲍) family constructed these seven carved stone páifāng (牌坊; memorial arches), stretching east to west in the fields outside their village, to consecrate their ancestors for feats of servic…
Village in Shèxiàn

Tángmó

Tángmó, a narrow village stretching along a central canal, is usually uncrowded, though it's by no means uninteresting. According to village lore, the original Tang dynasty settlers planted two ginkgo trees: only on…
Village in Shèxiàn

Huīzhōu Old Town

The entrance to the old town is marked by Yánghé Mén (阳和门), a double-eaved, wooden gate tower that dates to the Song dynasty. To the left are two stone xièzhì (獬豸; a legendary beast) and straight ahead, the main att…
Village in Shèxiàn

Yúliáng

Little-visited Yúliáng is a historic riverine port village on the Liàn River (练江; Liàn Jiāng). The cobbled and picturesque alley of Yuliang Jie (渔梁街) houses former transfer stations for the wood, salt and tea that p…