Hong’an Ancient Town in Xiushan County, Chongqing

Hong’an Ancient Town

Located at the junction of Chongqing, Guizhou, and Hunan, Hong’ an Ancient Town integrates features of three places. This is a perfect place for you to relax and comfort yourself, listening to love stories from the old generation by ferry.

Although the story is from the book, there is still a ferry at the wharf. The difference is that Cuicui is not there waiting for her boy. Moreover, we cannot listen to her songs in the valley.

The Border Town of Shen Congwen

Maybe you are not very familiar with Hong’an Ancient Town, but most people know about the Border Town of Shen Congwen. This novel regarded Hong’ an Ancient Town as the base, and the miserable love story that happened in the book is here. In Shen Congwen’s writings, the border town is a simple folk paradise. 

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How to Get There

  • Driving: Urban area – Chongqing Inner Ring Expressway – Baotou-Maoming Expressway – Xiushan County – Hong’ an Ancient Town
  • There are 5 buses from Chongqing bus station to Xiushan from 9:30 in the morning, with the fare of about 160 yuan; the bus from Xiushan to Hong’an costs 6 yuan.
  • You can also take the train from Chongqing railway station to Xiushan and then transfer to Hong’ an by bus.

Useful Travel Tips

  • Food: Hongan ancient town “one pot of three provinces” – Hongan pickled fish, set in Chongqing, Hunan, Guizhou cuisine essence of three cooking. The ingredients are Hunan fish, Guizhou tofu and Chongqing pickles. the food is a delicacy reflecting the “harmony” of the three places.
  • Accommodation: in the past, the island “Sanbuguan” (三不管)has become the largest comprehensive tourism resort in the border areas of Chongqing, Hunan, and Guizhou, integrating catering, accommodation, conference, leisure and entertainment, and ethnic tourism. Room prices range from 100 to 300. Accommodation needs to be booked.

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Edited by  Lynette Fu/付云锐