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1999 years of the UNESCO world heritage committee of 24, yixian county in anhui province XiDi, hongcun these two place with its ancient dwellings keep good traditional style was listed as a world heritage site, this is in huangshan scenic areas of natural and cultural landscape the second time on the world cultural heritage list, is China's second seat after Beijing also has two or more places of the world heritage city, at the same time is also the first time the houses on the world heritage list. Located in hong cun yixian county county northeast 10 kilometers, was founded in the shaoxing reign (1131 AD), village area approximately 19 hectares, existing Ming and qing dynasty (AD 1368 1911) ancient period 137 buildings, due to higher ground here, so often be clouds, known as the Chinese paintings of the country.