Phoenix Ancient Town Tours – China, Hunan Province, Xiangxi, Xiangxi Autonomous Prefecture
Phoenix Ancient Town
About this place
The ancient town of Fenghuang was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on March 28, 2008 in the Cultural category.This ancient town was regarded as the most beautiful town in China by New Zealand writer Rewi Alley. It was built in Kangxi forty-three years (1704), and has 300 years of history. The ancient city is a gathering place for Miao and Tujia ethnic minority.
There is a domestic airport at Fenghuang County. It's Only 30 kilometers from the airport to Phoenix Ancient Town. Its name is Tongren Fenghuang Airport (TEN). Former name is Tongren Daxing Airport (TEN). (Changsha and Guiyang have flights go to Phoenix Ancient Town directly everyday.)