According to the water, close to the water and long. Three or five friends similar to the rafting on the river, a pot of tea products, chat for a while past events. Feel the older generation Xiangxi people's hard work and love of life. Here is the Phoenix ~
Blood Rake Duck: It is one of the most characteristic local cuisine in the ancient city of Fenghuang. Duck blood is put into the glutinous rice to invade the duck when it is frozen. After being solidified, it is then steamed into the pan and blended with some spices Pot, worth a try.
Miao dishes tofu: Phoenix is the specialty dish is to add soy sauce with soy sauce, stir in, add onions, garlic and other spices, Braised lid while you can eat.
This triangular oil 粑 粑: fried vegetable oil, yellow color, which package tofu Ding, garlic, a bit similar to the nest in the north, I personally like to eat, 2 dollars 2.
Ginger sugar: the Phoenix specialty of the original tradition, originated in the Qing Emperor Qianlong years, so far have two hundred years of history. Smell fragrant, biting crispy. It is not as sweet as sweets, nor is it as spicy as ginger. Slightly sweet and just the right spicy, it is fragrant, long aftertaste.
Wooden hammer cakes: a click, "bang, bang" sounding, hammering back and forth above the crisp sugar, dried fruit was smashed smash, oil fully squeezed out, using a large wooden hammer to push the flat, cold cut, let you taste Fresh, walnut, peanut flavor.
Called the chicken: legendary called the chicken is done, commonly known as "kiln chicken" is actually very simple, put some parsley or chives, ginger, salt, is the election, the chicken should pay attention to, do not pick too Big chicken (hard-boiled)! With foil wrapped in a layer of lotus leaf or banana leaf chicken sealed, to pack a little more strict, or else went to the chicken inside the mud, then there is no food to eat. Burn for an hour.
Stinky tofu: Fenghuang famous local snacks, my love. Stinks extremely stinky, after selling stinky tofu place, can not wait to hide away, do not want to smell that smell. But when it comes to eating, that special taste, really makes people forget and return, put it down.
About transportation, parking, tickets
1: From Chongqing North Railway Station, Chongqing - Tongren (train 72) Tongren - Phoenix (25 per person taxi, taxi 30 finished uncertain)
2: Chongqing direct flights Phoenix, a small airport, 40 minutes can To, there is the airport bus until the ancient city.
3: Train can be made across the country until Jishou, Jishou and then to the Phoenix (about an hour and a half from the Phoenix, the bus 25 / person) rolling start, full of people go.
1: Zijia friends, starting from Chongqing, more than 400 kilometers, basically all cave. Drive about 6 hours or so.
2: Hongqiao a lot of parking lot, but the peak is also very crowded. 24 hours is 40 yuan, the peak season prices, if you can park for two days can bargain; other roadside some inn, will provide free parking.
1: into the ancient city of free, but some attractions require tickets, voluntary consumption.
2: Charges to be taken: Shen Congwen's former residence, Yang Ancestral Hall, Xiong Xiling's former home, East Gate Tower, Old Town Museum, Tuojiang Rafting, Hongqiao Museum of Art, Wanshou Palace, Zonta Church (seemingly can buy tickets, 148 / Buy, unless tour group people.
Best play time and note
1: all year round can be, but the best or in May, lukewarm just good, spring. Try not to holidays, so you can only see people.
2: colder in winter, but good luck can see the snow.
Matters needing attention
1: With enough change of clothes, even if the weather is good, but not easy to wash dry.
2: Own enough cash, the ancient city rare ATMs, and rarely Alipay transfer, do not accept coins.
3: The toilet inside the ancient city is to be charged, usually 1-2 yuan / time, eat free toilet.
4: eat as much as possible in the ancient city to eat, inexpensive.
Stay this little thing
If you want to stay Riverview room must be booked in advance. Peak season in the 400 or so Riverview room, you can enjoy the night view of Tuojiang ~ Recommended a section of the middle and lower reaches (Tuojiang people, wind bridge light rain Linjiang Inn, Riverview Inn on the 35th, take time Riverview Inn).
If you suspect the night bar on the other side of the Tuo noisy, you can choose inn, inn, more quiet. A youth hostel is also a good choice for people to experience a lot of hang outside today have a house plate, but some will not provide toiletries, so call the front desk when booking to understand.