Zhoucheng hometown of the Bai Ethnic batik fabric

Zhoucheng Dali Yunnan
Zhoucheng is the largest villages in the region, hundreds of Bai families residing in this village continue to live in accordance with their ancestral traditions. It is famous as the 'Hometown of Bai People's Tie-dyeing Art'. Here is where Batik fabrics are made openly.

Zhoucheng is more than twenty kilometers away from north of Dali. This village is home to one of the biggest Bai minority groups in the region. about 1,500 families of the Bai minority are living here! Just like Xizhou, this village is worth a visit for the architectural styles of the Bai homes therein. More importantly, the inhabitants of the village still live in compliance with their ancestral traditions. Xizhou is the best place to share a special moment with members of the Bai ethnic group. The locals still wear traditional dress and still work on activities of ancient times. Batik fabrics are also very famous in this village. Therefore, it is possible to observe women as they prepare fabrics, which consists of sewing and dyeing to make extravagant fabrics with very recognizable geometric patterns. In the village square, there are two magnificent banyan trees that were planted during the creation of Xizhou. This is the ideal place to establish a local market.

 

 

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