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Jianshui County in photos and paintings

Updated:2017-11-03 17:25:30   english.yunnan.cn

A few days ago, the list of winners of the Jianshui Cultural Tourism Photography and Painting Contest was published and their works were exhibited in the Cuihu Lake, Kunming, attracting large numbers of visitors.

According to the organizers, the photography and painting competition received 1,569 entries and 78 of them stood out and won awards. 

Jianshui is a county in southeast Yunnan’s Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the prefecture and the event was organized by the county government to celebrate the anniversary.

Boasting a long history and well-preserved historical relics, Jianshui was awarded the title of “National-Class Historic and Cultural City”. Visiting Jianshui, one can not only visit the historical sites like the Confucius Temple and the Zhu’s House, but also experience the making of purple pottery and enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Jianshui Swallow Cave.

Photo source: yn.people.com.cn; Editor: Eric Wang