The ancient town of Fenghuang was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List in 2008 under the Cultural category. This ancient town is regarded as the most beautiful town in China. Fenghuang, which means phoenix, was built in around 1704.
If you’re traveling in China and want to go there, you’ll find it in Hunan Province, and it is well set up for travelers and tourists, although was damaged by floods in July this year, so check with travel agent first. We’ll have an update article on the current status of Fenghuang after the floods posted soon. Click here for the flood update.