Tachuan Village, known as the origin birthplace of Ancient Huizhou Culture, is located in Yixian County, not far from the famous Hongcun Village and Mount Huangshan. This village has a reputation of “Three Most Beautiful Autumn Scenery” in China.
Tachuan village, also named Tashang, is a small village with very natural landscape of typical Chinese style. The village is surrounded by mountains which makes it very unique and separated from the cities. Every autumn, many tourists and photographers visit the village just to take the photos of the very natural autumn landscape.
Walking in the village, you would experience the pleasure of the locals who live in this pure wonderland. Every house is built along the springs. The bamboo trees grow prosperously and orioles live among the green habitats. It all makes Tachuan a charming site to visit in autumn.
Leaning against the Huangdui Mountain(the branch of Huangshan Mountain) and facing the Qishu Lake, Tachuan owns a picturesque landscape. Houses are all built originally by the local people themselves with white walls and black roofs. Almost all of them were built with a long history and generations of them live in the houses from past to now. The thirty houses stack together forming a disorder turn which makes it look like a pagoda when looking from the highland. The village hides itself among valleys and thick trees and a spring flows from the top to foot and crosses the village to Qishu Lake. Thus the name of village “Tachuan” comes from the pagoda (“Ta”) and spring (“chuan”). The old trees form very nice shelter for local people and you can take rest and appreciate the quietness although there is no stone chair.
Looking at the lives the local people are having, you can see no worries and suffering. The entire pace is slow, environment pure and life happy.
If you visit Mount Huangshan and Hongcun Village you can not miss the Tachuan Village, especially when you drive a car you will be drawn by the scenery along the roads.