Scenery of Gongtan ancient town nowadays

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Updated: 2015-05-29 15:38:45

A man closes the door of a shop in Gongtan ancient town, Southwest China's Chongqing, May 27, 2015. Located in the intersection of Wujiang River and Apeng River, Gongtan enjoys a history of over 1,700 years. Gongtan ancient town has now been developed into a tourist site after it was relocated a kilometer away from the original site in 2008 due to the construction of a hydropower station. [Photo by Chen Cheng/Xinhua]

Photo taken on May 27, 2015 shows the Wenchang Pavilion in Gongtan ancient town, Southwest China's Chongqing. Located in the intersection of Wujiang River and Apeng River, Gongtan enjoys a history of over 1,700 years. Gongtan ancient town has now been developed into a tourist site after it was relocated a kilometer away from the original site in 2008 due to the construction of a hydropower station. [Photo by Chen Cheng/Xinhua]

Photo taken on May 27, 2015 shows a view of Gongtan ancient town, Southwest China's Chongqing. Located in the intersection of Wujiang River and Apeng River, Gongtan enjoys a history of over 1,700 years. Gongtan ancient town has now been developed into a tourist site after it was relocated a kilometer away from the original site in 2008 due to the construction of a hydropower station. [Photo by Chen Cheng/Xinhua]

Photo taken on May 27, 2015 shows a hall in Gongtan ancient town, Southwest China's Chongqing. Located in the intersection of Wujiang River and Apeng River, Gongtan enjoys a history of over 1,700 years. Gongtan ancient town has now been developed into a tourist site after it was relocated a kilometer away from the original site in 2008 due to the construction of a hydropower station. [Photo by Chen Cheng/Xinhua]

Photo taken on May 27, 2015 shows residential houses in Gongtan ancient town, Southwest China's Chongqing. Located in the intersection of Wujiang River and Apeng River, Gongtan enjoys a history of over 1,700 years. Gongtan ancient town has now been developed into a tourist site after it was relocated a kilometer away from the original site in 2008 due to the construction of a hydropower station. [Photo by Chen Cheng/Xinhua]

Photo taken on May 27, 2015 shows a night view of Gongtan ancient town, Southwest China's Chongqing. Located in the intersection of Wujiang River and Apeng River, Gongtan enjoys a history of over 1,700 years. Gongtan ancient town has now been developed into a tourist site after it was relocated a kilometer away from the original site in 2008 due to the construction of a hydropower station. [Photo by Chen Cheng/Xinhua/Chen Cheng]

Photo taken on May 27, 2015 shows a view of Gongtan ancient town, Southwest China's Chongqing. Located in the intersection of Wujiang River and Apeng River, Gongtan enjoys a history of over 1,700 years. Gongtan ancient town has now been developed into a tourist site after it was relocated a kilometer away from the original site in 2008 due to the construction of a hydropower station. [Photo by Chen Cheng/Xinhua]

Photo taken on May 27, 2015 shows a view of Gongtan ancient town, Southwest China's Chongqing. Located in the intersection of Wujiang River and Apeng River, Gongtan enjoys a history of over 1,700 years. Gongtan ancient town has now been developed into a tourist site after it was relocated a kilometer away from the original site in 2008 due to the construction of a hydropower station. [Photo by Chen Cheng/Xinhua]

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