the world through my eyes… photographs by Ming Gullo
Xitang (Chinese: 西塘) is an ancient scenic town in Jiashan County, Zhejiang Province, China. Its history dates back to at least the Spring and Autumn Period (771 to 403 BC) when it was located at the border of the State of Yue and Wu. Xitang is a water town crisscrossed by nine rivers. Its ancient architecture was well-preserved from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) and Qing Dynasty(1644-1912).