Ancient cities and towns in China
The rise and fall of the ancient Chinese towns are one of the most typical, vivid, and intuitive portrayals of the long-standing and splendid part of Bashu civilization .In ancient times, Sichuan, with relatively developed small- scale peasant economy and handicraft industry, had fertile soil and abundant products. They created the prosperity of Sichuan_x0092_s traditional fair trade and promoted the development of the town and its market. Sichuan has a large number of towns with a long history and a considerable scale. The construction of the _x0093_Ten Ancient Towns_x0094_ is a silhouette. For Chengdu Plain, which is reputed as _x0093_the one town in ten miles_x0094_ is even more evident.