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Youli City
Top 2 in Can't Miss Attractions

4.5/5
546 Reviews
Historical Site
Liked by 1
Open Open from 8:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: 107 National Rd, Tangyin Xian, Anyang Shi, Henan Sheng, China
Phone: 0372-6231399

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[Yi (yǒu) Licheng] is a rich cultural site from Longshan to Shang and Zhou dynasties. It is located in the open field between the Bahualihe and Tanghe Rivers in the north of Tangyin County, Anyang. The cultural layer is 7 meters thick. The section is clear, and the scenes of people living and living in ancient times are vaguely visible. Also known as the Wenwang Temple, it is a national key cultural relics protection unit. There are 7-meter-thick Longshan culture and Shang and Zhou cultural relics. It is the place where King Yin and Zhou imprisoned Zhou Wenwang Jichang for 7 years. It has historical evidence and a site. The first prison in Chinese history that can be tested. This is also the sacred place where the king of Wen used Fuxi's gossip to deduced 64 hexagrams and 384 lines, that is, "the King of Wen played the Book of Changes".

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  • SohanDsouza
    SohanDsouza
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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    Fascinating place for those interested in Daoism/Bagua

    Youli Castle is important for two aspects: for being the place that the first Zhou dynasty king Ji Chang (Zhou Wen-Wang) was imprisoned and humiliated by the last Shang king Di Xin, making it effectiv...

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    mandarinoranges70
    Chengdu, China
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    Understanding Daoism

    This was a really interesting place. It was all daoist based. You can find yin yang symbols literally all over the entire place. The architecture was really beautiful, lots of pagodas and statues. Als...

    Reviewed on /Date(1304822839000+0800)/

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Introduction

Youli City is in the middle part of Wenwang Road, Hanzhuang Town, Tangyin County, Anyang City. It was almost a 1000 years ago that King Ji Chang of the Zhou Dynasty was imprisoned by King Zhou of the Shang Dynasty for 7 years. Later generations then built the commemorative Wenwang Temple at the site of the city. Ji Chang wrote the book Book of Changes during these years of prison. Now, it boasts Yanyi Workshop, the Mountain Gate, Yanyi Terrace of King Wen of Zhou, ancient hall foundations and more. It is in Yanyi Terrace where Jichang was imprisoned.
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