Niujiaozhai Town of Yuanyang County, Honghe
Chinese Name: 红河元阳牛角寨乡
English Name: Niujiaozhai Town of Yuanyang County, Honghe
Keywords: Hani folk culture and buildings, the terraces
Location: located in the west of Yuanyang County
Admission Fee: ¥0
Opening Hours: All Day Long
About Niujiaozhai Town of Yuanyang County
Niujiaozhai Town is located in the west of Yuanyang County, borders Xinjie Town in the east and Shalatuo Town in the west, neighbors Panzhihua Town in the south and Majie Town in the north, 60 kilometers from Nansha Town-the county center.
Niujiaozhai Town sits in the foot of Xiguanyin Mountain in Yuanyang with ups and downs, no any flatland, a great height difference. It enjoy a tropical monsoon climate with typical vertical climate features. The main inhabitants are Hani, Yi, Dai, Zhuang, Han. The population of minorities accounts for 98.8% of the whole population.
Niujiaozhai Rice Terraces in Yuanyang County is formed by water fields with red duckweed, it presents the wisdom of Ailaoshan people vividly. It’s a part of Yuanyang Terraced Fields and not renowned like other scenic spots. It looks extremely beautiful especially in a sunny day. The beauty of red fields lies on its exquisite lines( field rand) and the diversity in color with red, blue water fields. You may see locals with ethnic costumes working the land, taking photos to seize the moment, it could be a special photography work. Trek up to the hill and have a visit to local families, experience a simple farming life of Hani people. Visitors can get a wider view in Niujiaozhai Village.