Guizhou Zhaoxing: Top Attractions in Zhaoxing & Liping

Liping, a county located in Southeast Guizhou, is connected with Rongjiang, Congjiang County in the west. There is one airport - Liping Airport connecting Liping with outside world. Flights are to Guiyang and Guangzhou. If you transfer by bus, it’d better departure from Guilin or Sanjiang County to Liping.

Zhaoxing is the famous place in Liping for it has the largest traditional Dong minority town with 5 Wind and Rain Bridges and 5 Drum Towers. If you travel to Liping, you should not miss Zhaoxing.

Liping Travel Map

Liping Travel Map

Top Things to Do in Zhaoxing & Liping

Zhaoxing Dong Village: No.1 Dong Village in Guizhou

Zhaoxing Dong Village boasts one of the largest Dong villages in China and No.1 Dong Village in Guizhou with over 1,000 households and more than 6,000 inhabitants. It also the cradle land of Dong festivals, dances and songs. The Dong New Year, the New Harvest Festival, the Grand Song and Dong drama and more performances can be seen in Zhaoxing village. What’s more, Zhaoxing Dong Village features two special buildings: the five Drum Towers, the symbol of Dong minority for holding meetings and festival; the five Wind-Rain Bridges to avoid wind & rain. Both illustrate the Dong people's exquisite building skills and intelligence.

Zhaoxing Dong Village

Zhaoxing Dong Village

 

Diping Wind and Rain Bridges

Diping Wind and Rain Bridges, also called Flower Bridges, is best-known for its unique architectural style. It has the longest history among Dong’s architecture. The bridges, built in 1882, are masterpiece of folk architecture in every detail, wood columns, purlins, stools and railings. Every bridge was built without a nail and an blueprints. During the traditional Chinese spring festival, travelers could enjoy the Lusheng Caigetang Festival. It takes about 1.5 hours to transfer from Zhaoxing to Diping.

Diping Wind and Rain Bridges

Diping Wind and Rain Bridges

Besides Zhaoxing Dong Village, there are other villages to visit like Sanmentang Dong Village, Longli Ancient Town, Tang’an Dong Village etc. If you are interested in hiking, you could take the famous hiking route “Eight Villages and One Mountain”. With more travel information in Zhaoxing or Liping, please feel free to contact our professional travel consultants.

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