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To visit Fenghuang town, tourists like myself would have to purchase a ticket that entitles me to visit nine places of interest, or else, it would be deemed void. The residence of a popular local son, Congwen Shen happened to be one of them. If...More
Without Mr Shen, fenghuang will not be today as a tourist place.
His house is simple. He is a simple great man. The guide who
explained his life is not knowledgeable. Do read his story before you come to visit his old house.
“Shen Congwen, Miao nationality, is a famous writer historian and archaeologist. He was born in Zhong Ying Street in the ancient town of Fenghuang in December, 1902.” – Phoenix of China (71)
The only reason that I know anything about this man, and the history...More