The Xidi Ancient Village
Xidi is another charming ancient village of Yixian County of Anhui Province, which is only 40 kilometers away from Yellow Mountain. It is one of beautiful ancient village of Anhui Province. The history of this Village was can be traced back to the 11th Century and reached to its height of splendors from the 14th Century to 19th Century. It was the place where the clan of Hu Family lived. Up to today there are still 124 old buildings of Ming and Qing dynasties existing in the village, decorated with a lot of wood carvings, stone carvings and tile carvings. Xidi village is embraced by green mountains, crisscrossed by a network of 99 old stone-paved lanes and two stone-paved main streets. Two streams wander through it and finally meet under the Huiyuan Bridge. Its houses, lanes and streets combine very well with the mountains and streams, the whole village looks like a big stranded ship from the long distance. It is a very comfortable site which can be visited all year round. Half day tour will be suggested to visit this village.