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“You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” (Samuel Johnson, 1777).


Fenghuang (Phoenix Ancient Town), Hunan

Fenghuang (Phoenix Ancient Town) was built in 1704, and has 300 years of history. The old town district of Fenghuang nestles on the banks of the winding Tuojiang river in a picturesque, mountainous part of Hunan province and is an exceptionally well-preserved ancient town that harbours unique ethnic languages, customs, arts as well as many distinctive architectural remains of Ming and Qing styles. The ancient city is a gathering place for Miao and Tujia ethnic minority.