Hongcun is lying about 10 kms (6 miles) northeast of Yixian County (Anhui, China), Village enjoys the
reputation of 'a village in the beautiful Chinese picture' because of its location at high altitude and being
shrouded by clouds and mist. The architecture and carvings of the approximately 150 residences dating back
to the Ming and Qing Dynasties are said to be among the best of their kind in China.
宏村位於黟縣 (中國安徽) 東北約 10公里（6 英里）處，有「美麗國畫村莊」的享譽，因為它位於高海
拔地區，常被雲霧籠罩。約 150 個住宅的建築和雕刻，可以追溯到明清時期，據說是屬於中國最棒的
Built with pink walls and black tiles, all the residences are better arranged. Among them, the Chengzhi Hall is
the most representative and is praised as the 'Folk Imperial Palace'. Numerous varieties of figures and
patterns are carved on the columns, beams and door frames and are gilded with gold. It is said that about
five kilograms (11 pounds) gold had been used in gilding the wood carvings during the construction of the
house. The Chengzhi Hall is the best preserved. Hundreds of visitors from home and abroad are fascinated
by its wood carvings.
雕刻在樑柱和門框上，並且鎏金。據說建造房子時鍍金木雕用掉 5 公斤 (11磅) 黃金。承志堂的保存
Other halls including Jinxiu Hall, South Lake Academy, Lexu Hall and Xuren Hall are also worth a visit.
The village became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. Scenes from the film Crouching Tiger, Hidden
Dragon were filmed on location in Hongcun.
在 2000 年成為 聯合國教科文組織 世界遺產。電影「臥虎藏龍」有些場景亦在宏村拍攝。
About Hongcun 宏村簡介
Entered Hongcun ancient village, the first view was
the beautiful South Lake.
Bridge, water and families in paradise
Wood carving, Kuo's birthday party
Hongcun lies at the foot of Leigang Mountain. The village faces south. Around
1405, on the advice of geomancers, channel was dug to bring fresh water to the
village from the West Stream. The open watercourse runs through all the houses
in the entire village and flow into the center area Moon Pond. Two hundred years
later the water supply system of the village was completed with the creation of the
South Lake. The chessboard pattern of streets and lanes follow the watercourse,
giving the village a unique overall appearance.
宏村位於雷剛山腳下。村坐北朝南。大約 1405 年，依照風水師的意見，挖造了渠
The water supply system 供水系統The water supply system 供水系統
The open watercourse runs through all the
houses in the entire village and finally flow
into the center area Moon Pond.
Hongcun with ancient architecture houses, white walls, black tiles and wharf wall, ornate
lintel brick carvings, street with blue flagstone and water canal , coupled with lotus ponds,
bridge and hills, the entire village is lying between the mountain and waters. Chengzhi
Hall's woodcarving, the village entrance big trees, Moon Pond, South Lake ......etc., there
are too many memorable places. Hongcun! one day I will come back again.
Music ： 大地聖靈
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