Xiabawei Village in Xichou County, Wenshan
Xiabawei Residential House下坝尾居民住宅 is located at Xiabawei Village下坝尾村, 5 kilometers from the southern suburd of Xichou County, covering an area of 40000 square meters. It was the residence of local rich in the Guangxu Period of Qing Dynasty.
Chinese Name: 西畴县下坝尾典型民居住宅
English Name: Xiabawei Village in Xichou County, Wenshan
Type: Ethnic Village and Residential Houses
Best Time: May to September
Recommended Visiting Hours: 1-3 hours
Opening Hours: All day
Address: Xiabawei Village, Xichou County, Wenshan, Yunnan云南省文山市西畴县下坝尾村
Why is Xiabawei Village So Special?
Xiabawei typical residential house下坝尾典型居民住宅 is located at Xiabawei village下坝尾村, 5 kilometers from the southern suburd of Xichou County西畴县, covering an area of 4000 square meters. It was the residence of local rich in the Guangxu Period of Qing Dynasty. The residential houses are divided into two houses in the east and west, and the west house西宅 is composed of two quadrangle courtyards. It is the typical residential building of the local rich in Qing dynasty. East house东宅 is 20 meters from west house. East house is composed of single room单间, hallways过厅, drawing room花厅 and wing rooms厢房, and is the typical french style residence in the early Republic of China. The whole residence is generous and rigorous, simple and elegant.
Best Time to Visit
Usually, the best time to visit Wenshan Prefecture is May to September. But you must bring rain gear and coats in case of the changes in the weather.
How to Get There
Departing from Kunming, after about 400-kilometer drive, you will be in Xichou County西畴县.
1. By Long-distance Bus
There are long-distance buses from Kunming to Xichou county directly.
Kunming East Bus Station-Xichou Bus Terminal
Departure Time: 10: 30, 17:50
Price: 150-180 CNY
Distance: About 400 kilometers
Consume Time: 5.5 hours
2. By Train
If you want to take train, you should go to Zhulin Station珠琳站 in Guangnan county first. Then another 1.5 hours is needed from Zhulin Railway Station to Xichou County.
Kunming Railway Station-Zhulin Railway Station
Departure Time: 17:12
Price: 103 CNY
Distance: 413 kilometers
Consume Time: 2 hours
Kunming South Railway Station-Zhulin Railway Station
Departure Time: 7:30
Price: 92 CNY
Distance: 407 kilometers
Consume Time: 1.5 hours
Accommodation Around Xichou County
The accommodation in Wenshan is relatively simple, but it can still meets your needs. You can go back to Wenshan for overnight. Here are several hotels in Wenshan.
1. Jingdu Hotel文山锦都酒店
Address: Kaihua North Road, Wenshan City, Wenshan文山州文山市开化北路
Starting Price: 263 CNY
2. Phoenix Jinjiang Hotel凤凰锦江酒店
Address: No.99, Fenghuang Road, Wenshan City, Wenshan文山州文山市凤凰路99号
Starting Price: 338 CNY
3. Dihao Hotel文山帝豪酒店
Address: Jinlong International Trade Center, Xinping Subdistrict, Wenshan City, Wenshan文山州文山市新平街道金龙国际商贸中心
Starting Price: 165 CNY
Useful Travel Tips
1. Bring the rain gear and one or two coats in case of changes in the weather, when you plan to visit Xiabawei village下坝尾村 in Xichou county.
2. There are 6 ethnic groups in Xichou County西畴县, including Han, Zhuang, Miao, Yao, Yi and Mongol. Know something about these ethnic cultures in advance.