Xijin Ancient Street, located at the foot of Yuntai Mountain, the south of the city, was originally built in the Six Dynasty and flourished during the Tang and Song Dynasties. It has been awarded the Distinguished Proteciton Project of Cultrual Heritage of United Nations. There are a lot of ancient relics in the street such as lifesaving organization, Guanyin Cave, Xijin Ancient Ferry, etc. The most-protected and oldest stone pagoda of China stands across the street, which is also the natinal key protective relic unit. There are more than 150 shops of differet kinds along Xijin Ancient Street. The harmonious blends of religions, cultures,nature and humans fully appear here.
The wheel traces on the stone boards show the change of long history and tell you the story that happed in the Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. When you come to Xijin Ancient Street, you will feel as if you are having a stroll in an out-door history museum.
Xijin Ancient Street