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Chengkan Village

Introducing Huangshan Chengkan Village, Huangshan Chengkan Village Guide, Huangshan Chengkan Village Travel Guide
Article from Huangshan Municipal Commission of Tourism

Huangshan Chengkan village in Huizhou District, Anhui province is famous for the residential architecture of the Ming and Qing style.

Baolun Hall in the Ancestral Temple of Luo's, built during the Jiaqing's reign, is a representative collection of typical Huizhou architecture. The temple covers an area of 5 mu, Baolun Hall were well-designed and constructed with extreme delicacy. Through the first entrance, visitors reach Tianjing--a square dooryard with rooms on each side designed for enough lighting and draught. Secondly , comes a great hall, in which four vermilion posts support the timber frame. Further across a yard is the main hall--Baolun Hall.

The design of this timber frame hall is delicacy and unique. Exquisite engravings of flowers and geometric pattern on the bluestone parapets and creative colored paintings on the beams, lintels and doorframe lure many foreign visitors. The colors remain bright and fresh although throughout ages. A pair of wooden staircases ascends to the second floor on which though the finely engraved casements, visitors can have a perspective of the Huangshan mountains.

The residential houses in Huangshan Chengkan village are of high value on the research of China's folk architecture and have been designated as a provincial preservation.

Quick Facts on Huangshan Chengkan Village

• Name: Huangshan Chengkan Village
• Location: Huizhou District
• Phone: +86-559-3536888
• Best Time to Visit: March to August
• Recommended Time for a Visit: 2-3 Hours
• Opening Hours: 7:30-18:00 (Mar 1 to Aug 31); 8:00-17:30 (Sept 1 to the next Feb 30)
• Admission Fee: CNY80

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