Hongcun village is a memorable place that is located in the Yixian county of Huangshan city, situated in East China's Anhui province.
Often referred to as "the village in a painting", it stands out as a focal point for the origins of the culture of Huizhou – the ancient name of Huangshan city.
As winter sets in, the Hongcun scenic area becomes a magnet for hordes of tourists. [Photo/article.xuexi.cn]
Boasting over 140 well-preserved residential buildings from the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties, Hongcun's ancient architecture follows the distinctive Huizhou style. [Photo/article.xuexi.cn]
At the heart of Hongcun village lies the Moon Pond, established during the Yongle period (1403-1424) of the Ming Dynasty. [Photo/article.xuexi.cn]
The water in the revered Moon Pond there maintains its emerald green hue year-round, creating a mirror-like surface that reflects the blue sky and white clouds, adding to the enchanting beauty of the village.