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Shuangjiang Town

Updated: Aug 3, 2020 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print
Shuangjiang Town in the rain. [Photo/sipa]

Located in the beautiful city of Chongqing, Shuangjiang Ancient Town was built during the late Ming and early Qing dynasties, over 400 years ago. The town was named after the two rivers,which girdled it like a jade belt around a waist. Used as a military and commercial hub in Southwest China since ancient times, the city has many well-preserved residential houses, distinctive streets and lanes, and quiet and beautiful landscapes. The town's residents cherish its history and take pride in it, forming the social foundation for the preservation of Shuangjiang Ancient Town.

Location:Shuangjiang town, Tongnan county, Chongqing

Admission:free

Yang Shangkun’s former residence in Shuangjiang Town. [Photo/sipa]

 

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