Sanfang Qxiag Case Study

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Located in the downtown area of the city, Fuzhou, Fujian Province, the Three Lanes and Seven Alleys, “Sanfang-Qixiang” in Chinese, is a street district with a cluster of local architectural complex of the Ming and Qing Dynasty. It is the largest well-preserved historical heritage site in China where covers an area of 40 hectares with 268 ancient houses. In this essay, the author will firstly provide subjective impression and knowledge of the “Three Lanes and Seven Alleys” according to own observations as well as objective data and sources to state some basic information and create an image of the topic. Second, the author will explore the understanding of the value of the “3-7”1 in historical and cultural perspectives, and try to propose ideas of its further promotion to develop its…show more content…
The three lanes are Yijin (衣锦) Lane, Wenru (文儒) Lane and Guanglu (官禄) Lane. And the Seven Alleys are Yangqiao (杨桥) Alley, Langguan (郎官) Alley, Anmin (安民) Alley, Huangxiang (黄巷) Alley, Taxiang (塔巷) Alley, Gongxiang (宫巷) Alley and Jibi (吉庇) Alley. The local elderly people always tell their kids to remember all the names of the district, but I need to confess that so far I only have half one third of them in mind, just because they are more entertaining area than the rest. For instance, Anmin Alley, is a cafe center, you can see many cafes on this alley, in Chinese traditional style buildings. Most of them are relatively quite even though the amount of people sitting inside is not too little. Yangqiao Alley is more like a food point, you will find many good restaurants there, but the price is higher than other places of the city. But those restaurants are always popular and busy, I think the quality of food in the alleys is somewhat guaranteed by the price and the visibility. These two alleys nowadays have become meeting points for people living nearby, especially

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