A tourism route featuring Huangpu ancient villages has been listed as one of the eight characteristics rural tourism routes in Guangzhou by Guangzhou's bureau of tourism, culture, radio and television on May 1.
The route covers three ancient villages, namely Shenjing village, Nanwan water town, and Liantang village.
Shenjing village, which enjoys a long-standing history of more than 700 years, is surrounded by the Pearl River and is famous for a local delicacy named Shenjing roast goose.
The ancient architecture in the village cover a total area of nearly 50 mu (3.33 hectares), such as ancestral halls and stores.
People visit the Snail Bazaar held in Shenjing village to see various kinds of goods, such as traditional food and handicrafts.
The village often holds the Snail Bazaar to gather craftsmen from both inside and outside the village to showcase various kinds of goods, such as traditional food and handicrafts.
Nanwan water town is listed as one of the traditional villages in Guangzhou in 2014.
Nanwan water town is located in Huangpu's Nanwan community and was set up during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
The village has been known as "the Zhouzhuang of Guangzhou" after its renovation and was listed as one of the traditional villages in Guangzhou in 2014.
Liantang village is an ideal place for those who want to experience folk culture as the village stages folk performances during festivals and holidays.
The aerial view of Liantang village.