Foshan China 2020-09-04
Good news! Songtang Village in Shangjinou, Xiqiao Town, was listed in the second batch of national key rural tourism villages, as the only village in Foshan.
"Culture inheritance and homesickness memory", this is the reputation of Songtang Village praised by the State Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Songtang Village, which has a history of 800 years, is located at the foot of Xiqiao Mountain, a national 5A-level tourist attraction. The historic houses are built along the hills, with hundreds of lanes facing the pond.
Surrounded by hills and mountains, vast ponds are reflected. Photo/Zhang Jialin (Zhujiang Times)
Songtang, also known as the "Hanlin Village" in Southern China, still well preserves the Lingnan architectural structure and carries rich history.
Songtang Village Academic Opening Ceremony
When getting tired, you can taste a bowl of Double-layer Milk Custard or osmanthus dew made by the villagers under the banyan tree by the pond.
Songtang Village Folk Customs
Every Mid-Autumn Festival, National Day and other festivals, special folk customs such as Shaofanta and Hanlin Cultural Festival will be staged in the village. The profound historical and cultural heritage attracted CCTV and Zhejiang Satellite TV and other well-known TV station to film.
Hanlin Cultural Festival
Relying on the ancient charm of the village and its historical and cultural heritage, Songtang Village has successively won the titles of "Famous Historical and Cultural Village in China", "Traditional Ancient Village in China", "Famous Historical and Cultural Village in Guangdong Province", "Top Ten Most Beautiful Ancient Villages in Guangdong", "Famous Tourist Village in Guangdong" and “China's Most Beautiful Village and Town Inheritance Award” and other titles. In September 2019, Songtang Village was selected as "Cultural and Tourism Characteristic Village in Guangdong Province".
This ancient village for more than 800 years is like a jar of treasured mellow wine, exuding charming air under years of soaking.
Come, will you?