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30 historic and cultural neighborhoods to visit in China [Copy link] 中文

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Kuqa (Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region): Resitan Street

  Many traditional Uygur-style buildings and workshops remain in this area, showing the unique culture of Uygur city. Famous for its weekly bazaar every Friday, the commercial street is still as busy and prosperous as before.

  What to see: The Kuqa Bazaar


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Yining (Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region): Qianjin Street

  Many ethnic groups, including Uygur, Han, Kazak, Hui and Xibe have lived in this area for generations, making it a unique combined local culture on its own. Carved decorations on historic buildings demonstrate vivid ethic features.

  What to see: The Hui Mosque, The Mansion of the Bay Tudaxun


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Yongzhou (Hunan province): Liuzi Street

  The 550 meter-long ancient street is paved with dark stone, similar to the hutongs in Beiijng. The white walled ancient buildings with black tiles presents a sense of nostalgia to many visitors. Thee Ancient Post Road from Hunan province to Guangxi   Zhuang autonomous region made Liuzi Street prosperous.

What to see: The Liuzi temple, the Stream of Yu Xi




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Zhongshan (Guangdong province): Sunwen West Road

  The pedestrian road is filled with local-styled overhanging buildings, and its name is in honor of Sun Yat-sen. The first modern department stores in China have been here for more than 100 years. The Yat-sen Memorial Hall is to the east of the area.

  What to see: The former site of the Hotel Cecil, the former site of Wing On department store




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Beihai (Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region): Zhuhai Road, Shaji Street, Zhongshan Road

  Dating back to 1883, this area has overhanging buildings everywhere alongside the street. The fusion of Western and traditional Chinese architectural styles also illustrates the combination of different cultures.

  What to see: Former consulate sites


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