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About Shangqiu

Shangqiu is a historical and cultural city. The ancient city of Shangqiu was built in 1511. It has a unique style and is well preserved. It is listed as a national key cultural relics protection unit alongside the Yongcheng Mangdangshan Western Han Tombs. The gold enamel cloth which was unearthed from the Han Tombs was exhibited in the United States and Singapore, where it was quite a sensation. The Han Tombs are large in scale and very impressive. Experts of Han era tomb wall paintings have praised it as the "Dunhuang before Dunhuang". Shangqiu is also the ancestral home of Confucius and the hometown of Zhuangzi.

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There are over a hundred scenic spots in the area of ​​Shangqiu Ancient City, and are widely distributed. The ancient city was built in the sixth year of Zhengde in the Ming Dynasty. It mainly includes three parts: the ancient city, the South Lake scenic area and the Fire Culture scenic area. The main attractions include the Zhuanghui Hall in the ancient city area, Zhangxu Memorial and Baguan Temple in the South Lake area, as well as Yubo Terrace (Mars Terrace) in the Fire Culture area.
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Henan was the core area of the Central Plains in ancient times. It has always been a battleground for military strategists. The ancient cities and ancient capitals built in this province are numerous, except for the famous famous cities such as Luoyang City, Kaifeng and Anyang City. There is a Shangqiu ancient city. The history of
Shangqiu Ancient City can be traced back to more than 4,500 years ago, but the existing city is preserved on the basis of the returning to the capital of the Ming Dynasty in the 16th year of Hongzhi.
In different periods, the size and location of the ancient city of Shangqiu are not the same. Surprisingly, there are many dynasty towns underneath the existing ancient city. Most of these cities are destroyed by war, but they are buried in the ground. Underneath is the Yellow River flood.
According to records, buried in the ground, including the Yuan Dynasty built in the Yuan Dynasty, the Northern Song Dynasty, the capital of the capital of Nanjing, the Song Dynasty in the Sui and Tang Dynasties, the Song Dynasty in Song and Song Dynasties, and the Liang Guoguo in the Qin and Han Dynasties, and other six capitals. .
Today, the Yellow River has been diverted, and the Yellow River flood has been effectively treated. The flooding has caused the city to cease to exist. However, the past history reminds people to protect the environment and cherish the current living environment.
Today, the ancient city of Shangqiu does not see the prosperity of the past, but the majestic wall is still telling the glory of yesterday. From the data point of view, Shangqiu Ancient City is the only existing ancient city site in the world that integrates Bagua City, Shuicheng City and Chenghuang City.
Posted: Apr 10, 2019
Henan has been the hinterland of the Central Plains since ancient times. There are many cities and ancient cities, leaving precious architectural treasures for future generations. Shangqiu Ancient City is one of the representatives.
Shangqiu Ancient City has a history of more than 4,000 years and is one of the oldest ancient cities in China.
The existing Fudefu City was built in the 16th year of the Hongzhi Period of the Ming Dynasty (AD 1503) and was completed in the 6th year of Zhengde (AD 1511). It has a history of more than 500 years.
Shangqiu Ancient City is the only existing large-scale ancient city site in the world that is a trinity of Bagua City, Shuicheng City and Chenghuang City. The buildings in
Shangqiu Old Town are mostly courtyard structures, and the style is a bit like the courtyard in the north. The most typical representative is the Musi Courtyard.
Mu's Courtyard is centered on the central axis, symmetrical, and low in front and high in height. It reflects the feudal rituals of young and old, men and women.
It is worth mentioning in the ancient city is the Zunfutang, here is the place where the protagonist Hou Fangyu of the "Peach Blossom Fan" is a book.
In addition to the two places mentioned above, there are many attractions worth visiting in Shangqiu Ancient City, such as the inner gates of the inner city, the temple of the Gothic Temple, the Catholic Church, etc. The outer city attractions include Wenyatai and Zhanggongyu. Ba Guanzhai, Kaiyuan Temple, Yingtianfu Academy, etc.
Posted: Dec 21, 2018
Henan Shangqiu has many scenic spots, and the Yellow River is one of them.
The old course of the Yellow River has two sections in the north and south of Shangqiu. The southern section is the Yellow River ancient road from the Jinshouzong period of the Jin Dynasty to the Hongzhi period of the Ming Dynasty. The northern section is the Yellow River ancient road from the Hongzhi period of the Ming Dynasty to the Xianfeng period of the Qing Dynasty.
December 1232, when the kingdom of gold was about to perish, Jin Ai Zong was moved to Beijing Shangqiu by the capital of Beijing. The Mongolian army could not attack for a long time. In the northwest of Shangqiu, the river was artificially built into the Yellow River.
The Qing Dynasty Xianfeng five years (AD 1855), the Tongwatou of Henan Province (now Lankao County) was destroyed at Dongbatou, diverted to the northeast, and injected into the Bohai Sea near Lijin County, Dezhou, Shandong Province. In this way, the Yellow River left a tail in the northern part of Shangqiu, so it was called the Yellow River, also known as the Yellow River Trail. The
Shangqiu Yellow River Old Road Site is now the National Forest Park. It is the only artificial forest national forest park in the plains of China, with a total area of about 65 square kilometers, including the Forest Park Central Park, Tianmu Lake Scenic Area and Tianquan Lake Wetland. More than 20 attractions.
Public transportation: Shangqiu 61 bus (Shangqiu Railway Station - Shangqiu Yellow River Old Road National Forest Park)
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Posted: Dec 21, 2018