The ancient city of Phoenix, located in the southwest of the Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Western Hunan Province, consists of 28 ethnic groups, such as Miao, Han and Tujia. It is a typical minority inhabited area. It is a famous historical and cultural city of China and a national AAAA scenic spot.
The ancient city of Phoenix
The ancient city of Phoenix is close to the mountains and rivers, and the Tuojiang River passes through the city. The red sandstone wall stands on the bank. The Nanhua Mountain is lined with the towers of the Qing Dynasty. Under the Beichengmen, there is a narrow wooden bridge across the river, with stones as piers. This was the only way out of the city at that time. The Qingshiban street in the city, the hanging-feet tower along the Tuojiang River, numerous ancient buildings and strong Miao customs constitute a unique flavor of Western Hunan. Deep streets and alleys, closely nestled by green tile buildings and small shops door to door, seem to be describing the prosperity of the small ancient city for hundreds of years. In the city, the purple red sand stone building, the hanging feet building along the Tuojiang River, the ancient Ming and Qing courtyards, and the oil-green Tuojiang River flow quietly; outside the city, there are scenic spots such as Nanhua Mountain National Forest Park, Qiliang Cave, the art palace under the city, Huangsi Bridge ancient city built in the Tang Dynasty, and the South Great Wall which attracts worldwide attention.
The main scenic spots of Fenghuang Ancient City with local characteristics include Shen Congwen's former residence, Tianjia Temple, Beimen Town Tower, South Great Wall, Miao Village in winter, Guantianshan Ancient Miao Village, etc. In addition, there are gourmet foods that can attract your taste buds, such as Fenghuang cold powder, Fenghuang ginger sugar, Miao's vegetable tofu, Miao's sour soup, etc. The winding Tuojiang River, its clear water, its tranquility and tranquility, its gourmet scenery, its hospitality and its dream-like song are the ancient city of Phoenix, a small mountain city with both history and unique characteristics.