TRAVEL Tourism lifts Guizhou town out of poverty

TRAVEL

Tourism lifts Guizhou town out of poverty

China Daily

15:16, July 03, 2019

An aerial photo of the Wanda town in Danzhai county, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture in Southwest China's Guizhou province, July 2, 2019. The town opened to public as a tourist attraction in July 2017. Two years on, it has become a major tourist attraction in the region, which has helped more than 700 poverty-stricken families get employment. (Photos: Xinhua)

Wang Jianqi, a Miao, demonstrates the Miao ethnic group's wax printing craft on July 2, 2019. Wanda town attracts visitors nationwide for its architectural styles of the Miao and Tong ethnic groups, as well as intangible cultural heritages such as handicrafts, delicacies, and local herbs and traditional medicine.

People from the Tong ethnic group perform folk songs for tourist at the Danzhai county, Southwest China's Guizhou province, July 2, 2019.

An aerial photo of the Danzhai county, Southwest China's Guizhou province, July 2, 2019.

An aerial photo capturing tourists strolling in alleys of the Danzhai county, Southwest China's Guizhou province, July 2, 2019.

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