A Tunpu village, Benzhai
village was built beside mountains and faced the river. The village has
a long history of some 600 years. The fertile fields are facing the front
of the village.
In March, when rape flowers
are blooming, the golden fields , the green forests and the stone village
will form a splendid picture. Benzhai has displayed perfectely the architecture
style that combined the stone material of centeral Guizhou and the exquisite
carving technique of Nanjing-the former capital city of the Ming dynasty
kindom, meanwhile, the design of the intricate crossroad also shows military
function. The small cross holes on the wall of houses are used for shooting
and defending the enemy.
During the festival on the first lunar month, the villagers in traditional costume dance ground opera to enjoy themselves.