Nanping Village is perched in the southwest of Yixian County of Anhui Province, which is named after Nanping Mountain in the south of the village. The large-scale village was built in Ming and Qing dynasties, which used to host thousands of people in ancient times. Till now, there are 8 well-preserved representative ancestral halls in Nanpin village, lining on the 200-meterl long axe. Over 300 ancient residential houses are distributed along 72 lanes in the village, presenting a mysterious atmosphere for travelers. The winding amazing lanes would dizzy uncountable visitors, let alone the numerous ancestral halls.
Nanping Village is famous for its gorgeous ancestral hall complex, among which Xuzhi Hall is the most renowned. Xuzhi Hall is where the well-known film Judou was shot and is well maintained as it used to be in the film. The hall occupies 2000 square meters and is featured with its exquisite carvings, simple structure and elegant in style. What is more, there are also many famous folk houses in Nanping Village, such as “Shensi Hall”, “Xiaoyanglou”, and “Baoy Study”, all of which are elegantly decorated and stylistically unique. In the village, verdant trees are towering in the sky, ancient bridges, standing quietly above streams and crystal-clear water, springing out of ancient wells all year round.
As is known, Nanping village is reputed as “Movie Village of China” and such movies as Ju Dou, Crouching Tiger and Hidden Dragon, The Sin of Revival, Big Turning Point, Fanny’s Smile, and The Sky of History, are shot in this ancient village. It is no wonder that so many travelers home and abroad pay a visit here despite fatigue and long journey.
Chinese Pinyin: nan ping cun
Ticket price: 32 Yuan Location: 4 kilometers far from Yixian County
How to get to: There are direct buses to Nanping Village in Yixian County and it costs 6 Yuan to get there.