The ancient city of Lijiang（丽江） refers to Dayan Town（大研镇）, a largely Naxi settlement first built during the Southern Song Dynasty, known as the Oriental Venice in northwest Yunnan Province.
Pingyao（平遥） has been recognized for its beauty and cultural significance as a UNESCO World Heritage site. It was the financial center of China and has the oldest bank in China.
Shexian（歙县）is located in Huangshan City of Anhui Province, characterized by the Huizhou architectural style as well as the amazing surrounding sceneries.
Langzhong Ancient City (阆中) in Sichuan Basin's north is located in the middle reaches of Jialingjiang River（嘉陵江） and by the side of Bashan Mountain.