The ancient lotus pond, formerly known as Xuexiang Garden, is located in the center of Baoding City, Hebei Province. It was built in the 22nd year of Emperor Taizu (1227), with a total area of 24,000 square meters, including 7,900 square meters of water. The ancient lotus pond is a classical garden that integrates gardens, palaces, and academies, as well as the beauty of Chinese north and south gardens. The distinctive feature of building pavilions around water is the victory of water, which is named after Holland. In the garden, there are mainly ancient buildings such as Chunwu Po, Zhuojin Pavilion, Pianliu Cave, Guanlan Pavilion, Luye Step Bridge, Hongzao Po, Zao Swimming Hall, Gentleman's Longevity Hall, Shuidong Building, and the beautiful Wanhong Bridge, Quqiao and The white jade bridge built in the Yuan Dynasty is scattered among the rockeries, strange rocks, forested lotus ponds, and constitutes a beautiful picture of "the lake has a scene and the scene contains poems". The various scenic spots are organically combined, maintaining the small, exquisite and imaginary style of the ancient lotus pond. The layout of the garden is rigorous, and the mountains, waters, buildings, terraces, pavilions, halls, pavilions and pavilions are scattered and staggered, winning the reputation of "City Penglai".
It sucks! It really sucks! The fare of the place where the palm is large is 30. There are no cultural relics in it. The exhibition is a photo exhibition. Most of the exhibition halls are closed. Isn't this cheating foreign tourists? ? ? What kind of show operation——
With a citizen discount card, 99 yuan a year, you can visit 22 scenic spots in Baoding city and counties, unlimited times. The ancient lotus pond has a long history and was first built in the first year of the Tang Dynasty. In the 22nd year of Genghis Khan, Mongolia (1227), Qingyuan in Zhangrouyi Town (now Baoding), painted market wells, settled dwellings, built fortresses, and enlisted a large number of garden craftsmen from the south of the Yangtze River to expand the garden here and lead the city to the northwest The chicken is away from the spring and one acre of spring water, planting lotus roots to nourish lotus, constructing pavilions and pavilions, a wide range of animals, fish and birds, known as Xuexiang Garden, its private garden. Because of the luxuriant lotus, it was called lotus pond in Ming Dynasty. The total area is 36 mu, of which the pool area is nearly 12 mu. During the Wanli reign of the Ming Dynasty, it was rebuilt as a water survey office. After the Ming and Qing dynasties continued to expand and repair, the famous "Twelve Lotus Pond Scenery" was formed during the Qianlong period of the Qing Dynasty. With the Water Heart Pavilion (Linyi Pavilion) in the pool as the central scenic spot, the Gentleman's Longevity Pavilion, Zao Yong Hall, Guanlan Pavilion, Zhuojin Pavilion, Gaofenxuan, Xiangqin Pavilion and other buildings and scenic spots are set around the pool, each with allusions. The pavilions and terraces are rigorously laid out, and look around from the heights; the hibiscus in the water, the lotus, the willow silk are curvy, the small bridges, the lake and the mountains, are an ancient garden pearl on the plain of Jizhong. There is a lotus pond in the park. The ancient lotus pond is also known for its numerous inscriptions, including nearly Baitong inscriptions of Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties.
Okay, it doesn’t feel like it’s worth going, there are still few sights to visit in the park
A good place to watch lotus flowers in summer, pleasing to the eye
Ancient lotus pond, also known as Xuexiang Garden. As the name suggests, the snow scene in winter is the most beautiful. The lotus pond academy in the snow is quiet, elegantly showing the depth of history. Tickets are 30 yuan and the door opens at 8 am, and the whole rest is only for the new year's 30 to the second and third days.