Zhaoxing Dong Village
Zhaoxing Dong Village in Liping, Guizhou, is one of the largest Dong villages in southeast Guizhou. Known as No.I Dong Village in Liping, Zhaoxing had an area of 180,000 square meters, the cover 800 households and more than 4,000 inhabitants. It lies in a basin surrounded by mountains and has one small river passing through. The serried stilted houses built of Chinese fir with blue tile roofs. The village has a theater stage, singing platforms and grain barns. Drum towers are the village's special feature. There are five of them here, looking like five lotus flowers scattered in five naturally formed villages called Ren, Yi, Li, Zhi and Xin-named after the five traditional virtues.