Tunxi Old Street

Old Street is an attractive travel site in Mt. Huangshan Tourism Area. It stretches for about one and a half kilometers and consists of lines of shops, made of brick and wood with have traditional double floors, stretching down both sides of the street. All these houses in the Huizhou style have a strong archaic charm. Although the shops in the old street are not very large, they are deceptively deep. A special quality of these buildings is that they have the shop in the front and either a workshop, storehouse or residence in the back. Old Street has become a market for tourist goods. If you go to Huangshan, and have a chance to visit Tunxi, a trip down Old Street is a must. Over 20 films and TV plays based on classical Chinese stories have been shot here.
Tunxi is also the birthplace of many renowned historical figures. There is located the residence of Cheng Dawei, a famous Ming mathematician as well as the magnificent residence of Cheng Minzheng, a noted Ming writer. The memorial museum for Dai Zhen, a famous Qing philosopher, is also in Tunxi. What is also worth mentioning is that the factory making the famous Anhui ink stick is also located in Tunxi. The factory has over 7,800 mould plates for making ink stick, which are considered a national treasure. Tunxi is a city newly opened to tourist.  Here's some guide information in your travel of Old Street: Address: Tunxi, Huangshan City, Anhui Province. Contact number: 0086-559-5580033  Admission Fee:free  Opening Hours: all day long

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