10 lesser-known water towns

Furong Town

Updated: Aug 3, 2020 Print
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A spectacular night view of Furong Town [Photo/IC]

Furong Town is dubbed as "an ancient town hanging on the waterfalls". Located in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture in Hunan province, it has a unique landscape of hills and rivers. A spectacular complex of stilted residences stands on both sides of the waterfall.

Furong Town is also home to some renowned historical heritage, including the 10th-century inscribed bronze pillar and Western Han (206 BC-AD 24) tombs, which have been attracting an increasing number of tourists in recent years.

Location:Furong town, Yongshun county, Xiangxi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture, Hunan province

Admission:80 yuan ($11.40)/person

An aerial view of Furong Town [Photo/IC]


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