Keyan in Shaoxing is famous for its stone scenery. In particular, a piece of stone called "cloud bone", straight into the sky from the ground, wide and narrow, only 4 meters at the bottom, called a must, known as "the world's first stone." The history of Ke Yan can be traced back to the Han Dynasty. About 1800 years ago, it was still a quarry. The quality of Shaoxing's stone is good. Now there are several scenic spots in Shaoxing developed on the basis of quarry.
From the beginning of the Three Kingdoms period and more than 400 years later, a large mountain of Keshan was dug up. This is a scenic spot dug by hand. During the reign of the Tang and the Tang Dynasties, the three generations of stone granules of the grandparents and grandsons have been excavated into a strange stone "cloud bone" and a carved Maitreya stone Buddha. Today is the most eye-catching attraction in the Keyan scenic spot. Puzhao Temple is a Tang Dynasty-style temple built on the mountain, just beside the cloud.
With the embellishment of natural landscapes and the involvement of religious culture, coupled with the narration of literati and ink, in the Qing Dynasty, the famous "Keyan Eight Scenes" has been formed.
Keyan mountains and rivers reflect each other, the forests are lush all year round, and the stone bridge boats are beautiful, with the unique beauty of Jiangnan.
The lake is slowly strolling on the awning boat. The ancient stage in the water is the most lively place in the ancient Shaoxing festival. Lu Xun has many descriptions in the novel.
Ke Rock Buddha was carved into the rock of the Tang Dynasty. It is like a Maitreya statue. It is carved from a rock about 10 feet high. It is 10.6 meters high. The method is very kind and beautiful. It is about studying ancient carving art. Very valuable.
Cloud bone height is more than 30 meters, and the bottom circumference is only 4 meters. Far view is like a column of smoke, and it is lifted up, so it is also called "furnace and smoke." There is the word "cloud bone" engraved in the Guangxu period, the word is higher than the person. The top of the cypress is green and the lychee is slanting. According to the text, the age of the tree has been more than a thousand years. According to legend, the painter of the Song Dynasty, Mi Fu, loves stone, sees the bones and "mad", and keeps the number of days.
The scenic area began in the Han Dynasty and has a history of more than 1,800 years. The total area is 6.87 square kilometers. The ancient Yue culture is the connotation. The ancient quarry stone features are featured. The scenery of Shaoxing water town, the ancient quarry stone landscape and the mountain forest ecology In one of the scenic spots.
Keyan Scenic Area is centered on the “Ke Yan Scenic Area” and is home to four scenic spots: Ke Rock Buddha, Keyan Mirror Bay, Keyan Scholars Court, and Ke Yan Yuanshan Park. Among them, the "Tiangong Great Buddha" and "Qiyun Stone Drum" are special. It is said that the “Tiangong Great Buddha” was built in the Sui Dynasty, was completed in the early Tang Dynasty, with three generations of masons. It was 20.8 meters high, and there is a walkway between the two ears. It is one of the four major stone Buddhas in Zhejiang.