Shenhou Old Town
Last updated by chinatravel at 2014/5/8
Surrounded by mountains, Shenhou Old Town has a hilly terrain which is high in northwest and low in southeast. There are many tilt old streets made of bluish stone pieces. Though rough to walk on, these streets cross with each other and create a special scene of the old town.
With a long history, the Old Street Neighborhood has witnessed the development, progress and prosperity of Shenhou Town. Though it conveys a hint of sound and fury, you will be overwhelmingly impressed by its ethnical architectures and its serenity and peacefulness.
The buildings in the town most have high door sills and encircled yards, the walls of which are made of Xiabolong (a majority of people build walls with abandoned Xiabolong, a kind of ware to burn porcelain).
Tips: In the bevel top regions of the town, you can find the local traditional snacks, such as roasted beef, stewed mutton, baked and crisp fried foods and Shengmaoxiang Brand snacks.
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How to Get There?
The scenic spot has a convenient transportation.Yuzhou-Shenhou Road is a provincial Grade 2 tourist line. Zhengzhou, Xuchang, Luoyang, Zhoukou, Luohe, and Yuzhou Cities offer several daily buses to Shenhou Town respectively. There are 20 public buses shuttling between the town and the scenic spot.
Recommendation Sightseeing Time: Half Day
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