The Beginning of Summer
Primitive Time in Dongxi Ancient Town

10th May 2018

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Lixia, the beginning of Summer, one of eight solar terms, has arrived at early May, followed by nature prosperity and winding vine.

第七个节气 “立夏”已然到来,这是八大节气之一,万物长大、藤蔓逶迤。

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绿树阴浓夏日长,楼台倒影入池塘。
竹深树密虫鸣处,东溪古镇风微凉。

Beautiful collections in Qijiang solar terms photographers:
@小丸子薛

綦江美物 二十四节气摄影师:
@小丸子薛

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Lixia announces the start of hot summer, as well as wakes up the universe to grow.

自立夏起,盛夏时节的正式开始,万物至此皆长大。

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The Qijiang Tourism Bureau invites the public to collect beautiful objects that can represent the 24 solar terms of Qijiang, and invites photographers to travel here and capture the poetic scenery, showcasing the beauty of the four seasons, as well as recur traditional culture, build a new tourist attractions in Chongqing.

綦江旅游局面向公众征集能够代表綦江24节气的綦江美物,并邀请摄影师在节气时前往綦江拍摄綦江美景。展示綦江四季之美,让传统文化重新流行起来,意欲打造新的重庆景点。

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Everything is full of bloom when it comes to Lixia.

立夏时节,万物繁茂。

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Ancient Sichuan-Guizhou Salt Road, old post office, Qi River ancient dock, aged stilted buildings, ancient Palace Temple, and centuries-old sky reaching Huangju Tree... This hidden land full of“primitive charm” and “profound culture” is called Dongxi Ancient Town, a well-preserved millennium town encompassed by mountains and rivers.

川黔古盐道、古邮局、綦河古码头、古老吊脚楼、古老宫庙、百年参天黄葛树……这个“古朴韵味”与“厚重文化”的地方叫东溪古镇,在山水环抱中,保存完好的千年的古镇。

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It’s fair enough to call Nanhua Palace and Wantian Palace a concentration version of folk custom and culture in Dongxi. As time goes, they witness the culture change of this town.

南华宫、万天宫浓缩了东溪的民间艺术和文化,见证着东溪的人文历史。

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Dongxi Ancient Town

东溪古镇

The history of Dongxi Ancient Town can be tracked from more than 1,300 years ago. With a long history, unique environment, primitive folk customs, rich culture, exquisite craftsmanship, and exquisite layout, it highlights the ancient town's style and is known as the "First Ancient Town of Mountains and Rivers in South Chongqing", " Historical and Cultural Town in China" and " Top Ten Tourism Town in Chongqing".

东溪建镇1300多年,其历史之悠久、环境之独特、民风之古朴、文化之丰富、技艺之精妙、布局之别致,凸显古镇风貌,素有“渝南第一山水古镇”的美誉,是“中国历史文化名镇”“重庆十大旅游名镇”之一。

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