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Loudi Ziquejie Terraced Field

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Feature: Qin People Terraced Field

Time: All the year round

Ticket: 68 yuan

Phone: 0738-8313881

Opening Time: 8 a.m.

Address: Xinhua County, Loudi, Hunan

As one of the 8 new famous scenic spots in Hunan Province, Ziquejie Terraced Field is located in Shuiche of Xinhua County. 80,000 mu (5,333 hectare)terraced fields, rising one upon another at an elevation of 500 meters to 1,100 meters, are endowed with natural self-irrigation and endless spring water.

Here you can appreciate the remains of ancient paddy culture and enjoy the primitive simplicity of slash-and-burn cultivation and wood-block houses.

According to research, the Terraced Field which originated from Qin & Han Dynasty and developed in the Song Dynasty, has a long history of over 2,000 years and is the product of the nationalities (Miao,Yao,Tong and Han) working together as the remains of ancient paddy culture with fishing and hunting culture, reflecting  the greatness of the ancient Meishan farming civilization. It is approved as a state-level scenic spot in 2005. And in 2006 it was included in the world culture and natural double heritage list.

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