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The Ancient Escort Office in Hongjiang Town


The Ancient Escort Office is located in Hongjiang Ancient Town.Connecting Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Huanan and Sichuan, the ancient city of Hongjiang used to be a commercial and cultural center in Southwest China.Excepting by boat on Yuan River and Wu River,the merchants usually transferred their goods by walking on the two roads. One was the way to Baoqing 9 Shaoyang),Changsha and Wuhan via Dongkou County,another was the way to Burma,India via Guiyang and Kunming. 

 

They often employeed hundreds of porters to walk together so as to keep their goods safety.Eventhough, it was not safe because of large of thieves in that time. So the merchants had to ask escorters to keep them safety.

  

The Ancient Escort Office was named "Zhong Yi Escort Office' which was founded in the Emperor Qianlong Period of Qing Dynasty.And the first master was Mr Liu Dapeng who was a famous master of Chinese Kongfu in Hunan druing that time.In 1930s,the Escort was stopped working after a group of army were sent by Hunan Province Government to stay in Hongjiang Town.In 2006,the Ancient Escort Office was reopended to tourists as one of the top attractions in Hongjiang Ancient Town


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The Ancient Escort Office is located in Hongjiang Ancient Town.Connecting Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Huanan and Sichuan, the ancient city of Hongjiang used to be a commercial and cultural center in Southwest China.Excepting by boat on Yuan River and Wu River,the merchants usually transferred their goods by walking on the two roads. One was the way to Baoqing 9 Shaoyang),Changsha and Wuhan via Dongkou County,another was the way to Burma,India via Guiyang and Kunming...More

▲ Garrison Head’s Office, also called "汛把总署" in Chinese,is a National Key Protection Unit of Cultural Relic. Lying at Yuying Alley in Hongjiang Ancient Town, it was first built in 1728, the sixth year of Yongzheng Period in Qing Dynasty. Garrison Head’s Office was a grass root force of the Green Standard Troop in Qing Dynasty...More

▲ Hefeng Coourtyard, well known as Shaoxingban,was an old brothel which is located in Kanglemen Street,Yujiachong Area, Hongjiang Ancient Town of Huaihua City.Built in 1860,Qing Dynasty, the brothel was the special place for the rich and officials to visit prostitues....More

▲Lijin Tax Bureau, called "厘金局" in Chinese,is a Key National Museum of Cultural Relics. It lies at a small lane called Longchuanchong in Hongjiang Ancient Town and was built in 1855,the fifth year of the reign of Emperor Xianfeng of Qing Dynasty . At that time, it was called “Hunan Lijin Bureau Hongjiang Branch”. ..More

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