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Honghe Prefecture attractions

05-13-2011 14:10 BJT

Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Yuanyang County, lying in the south part of the Ailao Mountains, is inhabited by a compact community of the Hani ethnic minority. The Hani people open up farmland on mountainsides as the terrain changes.

Yuanyang County, lying in the south part of the Ailao Mountains, is inhabited by a compact community of the Hani ethnic minority. The Hani people open up farmland on mountainsides as the terrain changes. The grand terraces, like works of art, are especially favored by photographers. Most terraces lie along the highway from Yuanyang to Lvchun.

Jianshui Ancient Town

Jianshui was built with a clay city wall when it was first constructed during the Nanzhao State (738-937) period and was expanded to a brick construct in 1387 of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). Along with the ancient buildings and resident houses in the city, the Jianshui Confucius Temple and Swallow Cave are also listed in the Jianshui tour.


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