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NEWS // Explore Fuzhou's Sanfang Qixiang

NEWS // Explore Fuzhou's Sanfang Qixiang

CNN reports that the centuries-old mansions of Fuzhou's Sanfang Qixiang are the imperial China equivalent of Beverly Hills.

Formed in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) before flourishing in the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911), Sanfang Qixiang -- which translates to "three lanes and seven alleys" in English -- was once the most affluent neighborhood in the city and home to more than 400 rich, famous and powerful residents.

Today, it's Fuzhou's most popular tourist destination. Read the travel article by tapping here or see the photo-essay by tapping here or on the link below.