In the Henan Province Linzhou Shibanyan township, is still keeping the unique national culture--The flagstone room, here flagstone room construction basically is makes use of local materials, gets up with the every large or small stone , makes the roof frame with the trees purlin rafter, then use pieces of irregular thin flagstone again which on the hillside mines, is pressing at the same place together, made up a cash deficit by paying in kind scattered and organized on the rafter makes the room tile, the flagstone room on Ge Cheng. The slater is also because had the flagstone room, therefore achievement many masons, they use their hands unceasing improvement and the creation, the stone street,the stone yard, the stone wall, the stone column, the stone stairs, stone buildings and the nature mixed as one. The flagstone room lives warm in winter and cool in summer, may also air-dry the grain and the clothing in the summer on the roof. In the harvests the season: Fall, the roof are full of red Chinese hawthornon to be sun-dried,as well as the yellow corn, already became one of hot spots which the photographic person pursued holds. These flagstones does not need to be polished, nor to be colored, all the true colors, natural, does not have an effeminacy, actually with nature graceful bearing coordination.
Enters the Shibanyan township, you will detect that between the cliffs, the precipices, still may detect the flagstone room’s existence. Which embellish between Taihang Mountain's flagstone room, already became a pretty scenery line, holds the local characteristics gradually which one are in sole possession, has formed one kind of construction which has native culture charm. Although among economic development's tidal current, the new times style's construction integrates gradually, through government's plan and the coordination, still constructs and the restoration in the Shibanyan township according to the flagstone room's architectural style, therefore, enters the Shibanyan township, the flagstone room still exists, these pan-pale, the narration vicissitudes' flagstone, which curving trails, is a that between flagstone room, just like a white sail, roams through in the world, stands erect in Mt. Taihang.