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Yongning Ancient City

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Ranked #8 in Yanqing District Can't Miss Attractions
32.1 mi from Chicheng, Yanqing District
"Yongning Ancient City, located 18 kilometers east of Yanqing District, Beijing. It was founded in the Tang Dynasty, Ming Yongle 12 years (1414) set up in the group of Yongning County, the meaning of "the book" "Ningwei Yong". Yongning ancient city has a long history, there was "first Yongning City, then the Ming Tombs" said, this city in the five emperors of the capital of Jinyun, the Warring States Yandi, Han Yiyu County, Tang Guiruzhou, Liao is the county of Qishan, Jin for Shenfeng Township. Today's Yongning ancient city, there are jade palace, ancient streets, Catholic church, ancient temples and other landscapes for visit, Yanqing East mountain hub, is also the seat of the Yongning Town Government. The ancient city was originally built with the prefectures of the county, Yongningwei, Longqing Zuowei, and the ancestral palaces of the ancestral palaces, as well as the drum tower, the bell tower and the jade emperor pavilion. The jade emperor pavilion is the landmark building of the ancient city of Yongning, which was built in the 18th year of Zhenguan Tang (644), and is high 28.2 meters. City Cross Street East for good governance Street, Guangwu Street, south for Min Street, North for Gongji Street. North Street for the border, east half of the city of the large and small alleys 15; West half of the city of the large and small alleys 17. Most of the causes of war and chaos. In 2002, the ancient city started reconstruction projects, city walls, jade palace, county, temple, and other key ancient monuments according to the original landscape reconstruction, while building the Ming and Qing style of pedestrian commercial street, ancient culture, hand-work workshop street. The ancient city of Yongning was garrisoned by the generals of the ancient city, and it was firmly defended, and it was located in the main road between the north and the south. There were many business trips. During the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the culture and economy of Yongning City developed greatly. The city's shops and merchants are scattered in Hebei, Inner Mongolia and Tianjin. The ancient city's wine shops, inns and restaurants are scattered. After the ancient city was rebuilt, the Ming and Qing style pedestrian commercial street was built. In the morning, the shops on the street began to be busy. In addition, there were various stalls set up on the ground, selling vegetables and fruits, selling flowers and trees, etc., walking here, as if I saw the scenery for years. Yongning's tofu is a unique, since the Han Dynasty records, in the Qing Dynasty became the court tribute, from the Ming Dynasty on the outside of the spread: "Nanjing to Beijing, to eat tofu to Yongning" proverb. Here tofu is ordered with sour pulp, aromatic aromatic, unique taste. Anyone who has visited the ancient city of Yongning will be impressed by the fire scoop. It is said that the history of the fire scoop has been more than 2,000 years since the First Emperor of Qin built the Great Wall. At that time, the border city of Yongning in the north was located on the mountains. The people who built the Great Wall invented the fire scoop to bring dry food to satisfy their hunger. Yongning's fire ladle outside the burn inside tender, natural hollow, sweet taste. The ladle is the best one to eat, just a little pinch along its edge, will break a mouth, white mouth to eat very fragrant, of course if you like to eat oysters, you can also be inside the ladle with eggs or a variety of cooked meat, and then smeared with chili sauce, is a lot of aftertaste."