Monday, 28 September 2020

Settlement signs of China (Collection)

Hello Sign Hunters!

This is not an actual blog post of a new place or a site; it is, however, a good 'virtual place' for you to come to find all my photos of Chinese settlement signs. The ones that I have taken photos only of course. So it is a photo collection including welcome signs, city limit signs, boundary signs, places, and anything else that have administrative boundaries and have signs. I call all of these 'settlement signs'. There are, of course (and sadly), many places that do not have actual (physical) signs or they are not actually placed there where they should normally be: for instance, instead of the boundary point, it is put somewhere totally else (for example right in the middle of the city). Some large (sometimes even small ones also) settlements only put signs to the major communication points, such as at motorway entrances, which in many cases is very hard to access on foot. 

The good thing is that the majority of the places have signs. Large settlements that are broken up to districts and subdistricts normally have their boundaries precisely marked by a sign. Since we spend a lot of time outdoors and often find new signs, this post will be regularly updated with photos and also information. So, come back often and have a look what is new or keep an eye on our social media newsfeeds for updates.

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~ Laszlo


Last updated: 13.10.2020



Beijing 北京


Beijing 北京


Beijing 北京


Beijing 北京 - Beijing Zoo


Beijing 北京 - Forbidden City


Beijing 北京 - Mutianyu Great Wall 慕田峪长城


Beijing 北京 - Qianmen Street 前门


Beijing 北京 - Qianmen Street 前门


Hangzhou 杭州


Hangzhou 杭州


Hangzhou 杭州


Hangzhou Oriental Culture Park 东方文化园 (東方文化園)


Hangzhou 杭州 - Banshan Forest Park 杭州半山


Hangzhou 杭州 - Binjiang 滨江 (District)


Hangzhou 杭州 - Binjiang 滨江 (District)


Hangzhou 杭州 - Binjiang 滨江 (District)


Hangzhou 杭州 - Binjiang 滨江 (District)


Hangzhou 杭州 - Daqing village 大清村


Hangzhou 杭州 - Fangxi village 方溪村


Hangzhou 杭州 - Longjing village 龍井村


Hangzhou 杭州 - Longjing village 龍井村


Hangzhou 杭州 - Meijiawu 梅家坞


Hangzhou 杭州 - Meijiawu (梅家坞) // 白云深处 (Deep in the clouds) 處深雲白


Hangzhou 杭州 - Nangaofeng (南高峰) South Peak


Hangzhou 杭州 - Pengbu Old Street 彭埠老街


Hangzhou 杭州 - Qiaosi 乔司 (Subdistrict Yuhang)


Hangzhou 杭州 - Qiaosi 乔司 (Subdistrict Yuhang)


Hangzhou 杭州 - Qishang Xiaozhen (E-Fashion Town) 芑尚小镇


Hangzhou 杭州 - Scenic Area 景区


Hangzhou 杭州 - Shidai Shequ 时代社区


Hangzhou 杭州 - Wanlecun 万乐村


Hangzhou 杭州 - West Lake UNESCO World Heritage sign


Hangzhou 杭州 - Wuyun Hill 五云山


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xianghu 湘湖


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xiaoshan 萧山 (District)


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xiaoshan 萧山 (District)


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xiaoshan 萧山 (District)


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xiaoshan 萧山 - Qianjiang Century City 钱江世纪城


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xiaoshan 萧山 - Qianjiang Century City 钱江世纪城


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xiaoshan 萧山 - Qianjiang Century City 钱江世纪城


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xihu District 杭州西湖区


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xihu District 杭州西湖区


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xihu District 杭州西湖区


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xihu District 杭州西湖区


Hangzhou 杭州 - Xishan 西山


Hangzhou 杭州 - Yangqishequ 杨岐社区



Hangzhou 杭州 - Yangmeiling 杨梅岭


Hangzhou 杭州 - Yangmeiling 杨梅岭


Hangzhou 杭州 - Yuhuangshannan Fund Town 玉皇山南基金小镇


Hemudu 河姆渡


Hemudu 河姆渡


Hemudu 河姆渡


Henglu Wetland Park 横路湿地公园


Huihang Ancient Road - Lantianao 蓝天凹


Huihang Ancient Road 徽杭古道


Huihang Ancient Road 徽杭古道


Lingjiangyuan Forest Park 灵江源森林公园


Lingjiangyuan Forest Park 灵江源森林公园


Lushansicun 芦山寺村


Qixiakeng Ancient Trail 栖霞坑古道


Qixiakengcun 栖霞坑村 (历史文化名村)


Qixiakengcun 栖霞坑村 (历史文化名村)


Shanghai 上海 - Old town 古邑新辉


Shanghai 上海 - Old town 古邑新辉


Shanghai 上海 - Shanghai Old Street 上海老街


Shanghai 上海 - Shanghai Old Street 上海老街


Shanghai 上海 - Yuyuan 豫园旅游商城


Shanghai 上海 - Yuyuan 豫园旅游商城


Xiachancun 下产古村


Xiazhu Lake National Wetland Park 下渚湖湿地公园


Yangchancun 阳产村


Yangchancun 阳产村


Yangchancun 阳产村


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© All photos were taken by Laszlo Bokor (2019, 2020). The Sign Hunters, all rights reserved.

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