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Xiaozhou Village, Mix of Folkway and Art

Updated Beijing Time

On the southern outskirts of the city lies a centuries-old village called Xiaozhou, near University Town. It has become the new cultural center of Guangzhou.

Xiaozhou Village features classical Cantonese community landscapesby water, including canals, well-kept ancient buildings, bridges and local folkways.

More and more artists, writers, photographers and college students live, work and visit the scenic Xiaozhou Village. The blending of artistic creativity with the local customs and countryside architecture has sparked an interesting community in this historic enclave, creating a wonderfully romantic place to idle away a day.






Xiaozhou Village.




A painter paints the Xiaozhou Village.



An oyster-shell house in the Xiaozhou Village.



An ancient clan temple in the Xiaozhou Village.



Bus lines to reach there:
35 ( Wende Rd. -->  Yingzhou Ecological Park)
86 (Yide Xi Rd. --> Yingzhou Ecological Park)
252 (Tianping Jia in Tianhe --> Yingzhou Ecological Park)

(By Ronald Li and Stephen Roach)

Source: Lifeofguangzhou.com

Editor: Ronald Li

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