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About YongCheng

Located on the eastern edge of Henan, Yongcheng is the Henan city nearest to the river’s outlet to the ocean. Its northern section contains Mangdang Mountain, which has plenty of Han dynasty cultural sites, including the Han Liang King Tombs (the tombs of the vassal Liang kings); Kongfuzi Biyu Chu (孔夫子避雨处 - a site where Confucius and his disciples were said to have sheltered from the rain); the tomb of Chen Sheng; and the stockade of the famous general Zhang Fei. In the south you can find the Zaolütai (“Platform of Law Creation”) and Wangyoufang (王油坊 - “Royal Oil Mill”) archaeological sites. Yongcheng also has a number of bases for education in the revolutionary tradition, such as the Huaihai Campaign Memorial Hall.

Popular Attractions in YongCheng

Mount Mangdang
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Mount Mangdang is located on the border between Henan, Shandong, Jiangsu, and Anhui provinces. The area contains a number of cultural attractions and historical architecture, including a temple and a statue of Emperor Gaozu of Han, the Han dynasty's first emperor. Mount Mangdang is also home to a famous underground tomb of Liu Wu (Prince of Liang) and his wife. Archaeologists have discovered a wide range of relics, including murals, jade burial suits, gilded chariots, statues of cavalry warriors, and jade ware.
Mangdang Mountain Geological Park
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Geological Sites
The Mangdang Mountain Geological Park is located in Mangshan Town and Tiaohe Township, both in Henan Province's Yongcheng. The park consists of the Mangdang Mountain Park (inclusive of Bao'an Mountain Scenic Area, Mangdang Mountain Scenic Area, Fuzi Mountain Scenic Area, Xishan Scenic Area) and Yushan Park. Mangdang Mountain's geology and geological features are exceptionally unique. The geological landscapes, geological relics, biological resources and humanistic heritage items spread throughout the scenic area are a clear record of the evolution that has taken place here, including both changes in the geographical environment and the cultural activities of people. By combining local culture, geological science, ecological environment and folk customs for visitors, more people will have the opportunity to learn about and understand the ways in which our planet has evolved and changed. From this starting point, it allows a way to more clearly understand the laws of the universe as a whole.
Tomb of Liang Xiao (Emperor Yuan of Han)
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Some of the most famous mausoleums found in this group of Han Dynasty tombs—large and small—include Emperor Yuan of Han, the grandson of Emperor Gaozu of Han, and his empress. The tomb of Emperor Yuan is located on the south side of Yongcheng's Mangdang Mountain. Emperor Yuan was also known as Liang Xiao and Liu Wu. He was the second son of Emperor Wen of Han. He was recorded in history as Liang Xiao after his death. The tomb is shaped like a mountain and is hidden under stones. The door of the tomb faces to the east. The tomb of Liang Xiao's empress includes many grave goods, which were items very much like those that would have been used in her daily life. Between Liang Xiao's tomb and the tomb of the empress, there is a underground passage called the "Huangquan (Yellow Spring) Path." This is the road the souls of Liang Xiao and his empress would have traveled following their deaths. It is said that when later generations referred to "the fate of Huangquan" or the "Huangquan Path" that this is the origin of the phrase.
Chenguanzhuang Huaihai Campaign Memorial Hall
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Memorial Hall
The Chenguanzhuang Huaihai Campaign Memorial Hall is located to the south of Chenguanzhuang village in Yongcheng. The purpose of its establishment was to commemorate those martyrs who gave their lives in the battle of annihilation during the third stage of the Huaihai Campaign. The memorial hall is set out harmoniously, and appears dignified and solemn. In the hall there are in total 400 cultural materials and historic photographs, fully and accurately presenting the wise decisions made by the Central Military Committee during the Huaihai Campaign, and the circumstances of their organisation and direction of the campaign.

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