Jianshhui is twelve centuries old and home to the magnificent Chao Yang Gate Tower and numerous ancient monuments. Constructed in the 14th century during the Ming dynasty, Chao Yang Gate Tower is older than the world-famous Tiananmen Gate Tower in Beijing.
Take a step back in time as you stroll along the streets of the old town of Jianshui where the ancient architectural style of the Ming Dynasty is still preserved to this day. Glimpse into the Confucian culture with a visit to the Jianshui Confucian Temple with a rich history dedicated to the research of the history and values of Confucius for 700 years. Relive the life of a wealthy merchant of the Qing Dynasty as you wander in the Zhang Family Garden in Tuanshan where time stood still.