Jianshui County ( Chinese: 建水县; pinyin: Jiànshuǐ Xiàn; Hani: Jeifsyu) is a city in Honghe prefecture, Yunnan province, China. It was historic center of the province and remains an important transportation crossroad.
Geography [ edit ]
To the east lies
Jijie, to the west Shiping, to the southeast Gejiu and Yuanyang, to the north Tonghai.
Tourist attractions [ edit ]
Chao Yang Lou (Old City Gate), which is now preserved on a roundabout in the middle of town.
Hutongs or 'old neighbourhoods' with cobbled streets and stone wells. Temple of Confucius, Jianshui - one of the largest
Confucian temples in China, after that of Qufu, Shandong, Confucius' home town. Seventeen Span Bridge (
pinyin shi qi kong qiao), a Ming Dynasty bridge outside of the town The restored
Qing Dynasty mansion and garden of a wealthy family. Ancient
Seventeen Span Bridge, which lies just outside of the town of Jianshui.
Street in central Jianshui
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Coordinates: 23°37′N 102°50′E / 23.617°N 102.833°E