Knowing All about Hunan

Putou Village: Best Impressions

Updated:2017-01-17 10:37:32


  Putou Village, 25 km away from Chengbu Miao Autonomous County, Shaoyang, Hunan, has over 80% population of Miao people. Ancient houses are inherited from the Ming and Qing Dynasty, of which the maple ancient house stresses on Fengshui. One room adopts five wooden pillars made of different materials, which represents the five elements of Fengshui praying for happiness, wealth, blessings and luck.


  This is Hulong Bridge built in the 24thyear of the reign of Emperor Guangxu in the Qing Dynasty. The statue of Guan Yu is enshrined in the central Hulong Bridge, representing loyalism of villagers for thousands of years.

拦门酒、敬茶歌、敬酒歌、留客歌把铺头苗族人民的质朴和热情表现得淋漓尽致。苗族男女喜爱唱歌跳舞,歌舞传情,唱出了甜蜜的爱情,跳出了欢快的生 活。

  Lanmen Wine and songs for serving tea, serving wine and retaining guests embody Miao people’s simplicity and enthusiasm. Miao women and men are fond of singing and dancing to express their desire for romantic love and happy life.


  Putou Village has maintained a number of traditional customs, including making glutinous rice cake.


  Putou Villagers are making tender tasty beancurd.

  Original link: 【湖南少数民族特色村镇】邵阳铺头村:古商寨的最美印象