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Huangyao ancient town, my dreamlike hometown

Someone once described the ancient Huangyao town goes like this, “Huangyao ancient town likes as the poems that is about one thousand years ago, Be forgotten in the library on the quiet bookshelf, When people inadvertently walked through and happened to turned over this beautiful chapter of primitive simplicity and elegant style of poems, it was immediately conquered by people’s hearts.”
Huangyao ancient town is located in northeast of Zhaoping, Hezhou city, Guangxi. It is 200 kilometers from Guilin. It was first established as a prefecture in the Northern Song Dynasty, and was under  full-construction in the Ming Dynasty, and reached its peak in the Qing Dynasty, with a history of more than one thousand years. For the sake of the inhabitants here are the HUANG and YAO families, so hence its name “Huangyao”.
Huangyao lies at the lower reaches of Lijiang River, it has always been reputed as the “Poetic Hometown”. There’re 6 manies in the town, namely, many pavilions, many temples, many ancestral halls, many vertical couplets and horizontal inscribed boards, many old trees and many dissolved caves. Mountains and rivers, rivers and bridges, bridges and pavilions, pavilions and vertical couplets, vertical couplets and horizontal boards, all these formed the town a unique scenery. All the streets are paved with dark blue flagstones, there’re about 600 households in the town, and most of the houses are the structure of brick-and-tile, and they are of the Ming-Qing style with their exquisit designed. When you’re lingering along the streets, you can enjoy brick-engraving, stone-engraving, wooden-engraving, carved beams and painted rafters.
It’s said that the ancient town has got 8 stone-slab paved streets, with a total length of over 10 kilometers, about 300 well-preserved original buildings are still standing along the streets, occupied an area of 12 square kilometers, there’re more than 10 pavilions and bridges, 20-odd different temples and hundreds of couplets for visitors to appreciate.  
During the Anti-Japanese War, it was here, in this demure little town, many revolution persons and cultural celebrities took it as their shelter place,
Nowadays, many renowned directors chose here as the shooting site for the plays, the town will get its glory again, in 2008, it was awarded as “China’s the most tourist value ancient township”, Became one of  China's most ancient town of tourist value, and it was the only one village that gained this honor in Guangxi region.