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Yixian Overview

Mt. Huangshan was called "Yi Shan" when Yixian County was built in Qin Dynasty in 221-207 B.C. Yixian County is one of the two oldest counties with a history of more than 2,200 years in our city. This ancient county was named after this great mountain, for it is located at the foot of Mt. Huangshan, only 50 kilometers away from Mountain Huangshan. The car ride from Huangshan airport or the train station will only take an hour to reach Yixian County. Since the ancient times, Yixian County was called the "Home on Wonderland". There are green hills, clear streams and elegant dwelling houses, all creating an enchanting sight.

In Yixian County, Xidi Ancient Village and Hongcun Ancient Village were listed as UNESCO - approved World Heritage Sites together with Yellow Mountain. Historic folk houses, ancestral temples, archway, white walls and grey tiles, projecting horse-head walls, stone benches, old wells, stone bridge leads visitors into vivid Chinese ancient paintings and get rewards from moments of tranquility, and the idyllic views.

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