Image 2 of 23 from gallery of The Museum of Cantonese Opera Art / Architectural Design and Research Institute of SCUT + Architectural Designand Research Institute of Guangdong Province. Photograph by Jing Guo
Traditional and modern Chinese Architecture buildings and design. Ancient palace, temples, houses, gates, landscapes, patterns, courtyards, gardens that meet with feng shui. Heritage from Qing dinasty, Tang dinasty, etc.
It's hard to choose an image that epitomises Lijiang. It's an old Chinese village that stole my heart each time I visited. It's a world heritage site, and is an exquisite combination of old architecture over trickling streams and water ways in this Venice of China.
Once, in ancient times, Xingping Town was the largest town along the Li River. It is 63 km from Guilin and 25 km from Yangshuo, on the east bank of the river. Xinping's historical and cultural relics remain intact. They include slab-stone streets, the ruins of Xingping County of the Southern and Northern Dynasties, the buildings of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, and so on. The old street is a one-kilometer long stone street lined with old brick buildings and assembly halls like those of many…