Qianzhou Ancient Town is located in the riverside of Wanrong River of Jishou City in Xiangxi Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan province, where the transportation is convenient, is traditional material distribution center of Hunan, Hubei, Chongqing, and Guizhou border. Qianzhou Ancient Town has a more than four thousand two hundred history and it has been one of four ancient towns in Xiangxi over the years.
The town is rich in tourism resources. There are ten-mile old streets, ten-mile rivers, ten-mile inside walls and many places of historic interest which are very special. Such as North Gate, Hujiatang ancient residential crowd, the former residence of Luo Rongguang, the Confucious’ temple, the anti-Japanese cultural museum, the former residence of Yang Yuebin, the celebrity’s museum, Guanyin Pavilion and other many scenic spots.
The culture of Qianzhou Ancient Town is very profound. Tujia, Miao, Han and other ethnic minorities that lived here created a splendid civilization. Yang Drama, Chenhe high-pitched, Nuo Opera, Han drama and Miao drama are the main opera kinds in the town. Rich and colorful ethnic activities such as “8th, April”, “The dragon boat race”, “6th, June”, “Playing dragon lantern” and other folk festivals fully embodies the ancient folk customs of the ancient people.