Location: Sanpai Town, Liannan Yao Autonomous County, Qingyuan City, Guangdong Province
Sightseeing Theme: History&Heritage / Arts&History
Opening Hours: 8:30 – 17:30
Key Words: Parent-Child Fun, Fun, Scenic Spot
About: Longing to go back in time and experience life in an ancient minority village in China? Then Nangang Thousand-year Yao Village is the place for you! As the largest, oldest and best preserved Yao minority village in China and even the world, Nangang Thousand-year Yao Village was built on limestone hills, some 800 meters above sea level. It was built in the Song Dynasty over a thousand years ago and covers an area of 11 hectares with its houses well-arranged and flagstone roads intertwining. During its peak, the village consisted of over 700 houses, 1,000 households and 7,000 people. From 1970s the natives started to move out so as to better preserve the village. With its “Shua Ge Tang” (Harvest Celebration) and “Long Drum Dance” listed as state-level intangible cultural heritage, the village has been rated as one of the “Famous Historical and Culture Villages” in China and “the Land of Ethnic Folk Art”. Come to the place where the world classic “Dance of the Yao People” in 1950s was made and see what the talented Yao People have to offer.
Transportation:Bus: Take the deluxe express bus to Liannan at Guangdong Provincial Long-Distance Bus Station, which will take about 3 hours. Then take a bus directly to the destination. Driving Routes: Liannan Yao Autonomous County is about 220 kilometers from Guangzhou. Take the Guang-Hua Expressway to Qingyuan and then get on the Qing-Lian Expressway (to Sanpai or Liannan Exit). It will take about three hours.
100m to Shunde Plaza, Tuanjie Road, Liannan Yao Autonomous County, Qingyuan
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