Longli Village fortified village of Guizhou

Longli Village Jinping Guizhou
The fortified village of Longli in Guizhou, was formed by a Han garrison a long time ago. Mingling with local minorities, the people living here is a mixture of their ancestors Han and local ethnic culture. With its fortified walls and its ancient houses, there hasn't much changed since the Ming dynasty.

A Han garrison in Guizhou 

As we know, Guizhou region is full of ethnic groups especially the Dong and Miao ethnic minorities. To check out something special, visit a garrison of Chinese Han which has been settled herefor a long time in Jinping Couny. It was said there were over 1000 soldiers who settled in the small village of Longli in 1380. This year, the garrison was then in a strategic position.

Fortified village of Longli 

Although this is not a minority village, the village of Longli is influenced by the local culture, especially during the holidays. Located along the Longxi River and in a lush valley, the Longli village is now a part of the ecological museum of Guizhou, as well as Tang'an. Although destroyed by invasions and fire, this fortified village of Guizhou has been renovated several times in accordance with the orginal character of the place. The surrounding wall is still there as the gates of the village and the 60s' houses. Blue roof, cobbled alleys, murals and simple interior, not much has changed in 600 years. So if you're in the area, make a stop there.

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    600M Altitude Longli Village
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