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[Travel Guide] [Fujian][Nanping] Chengcun Ancient City in Han Dynasty Scenic Area [Copy link] 中文

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Chengcun Ancient City in Han Dynasty Scenic Area is a national key cultural relics protection unit located 1 kilometers away from Chengcun Village, Xingtian Town, Wuyi Mountain City. The Ruins of Ancient City in Han Dynasty is in the shape of a rectangle, 860 meters long from the south to the north and 550 meters wide from the east to the west, covering a total area of 480,000 square meters. The walls, built along the mountain, are 4-8 meters high. Three accesses can be found in the eastern wall and western wall, which were city gates in ancient times. Outside the city wall, there is a trench protecting the city. Quite many ruins for .imperial palaces, buildings, battalions, residential areas, places for iron smelting and pottery making and tombs have been excavated. The ruins for imperial palaces on high platform in the center include gate, courtyard, main palace, side palace, rooms, skylight, drainage pipes, etc. The buildings are facing the south, bilaterally symmetric and precisely laid out. They are “pillared style architecture” which is unique in the south of the Yangtze River, totally different from the layout of the cities in other plain areas. The drainage system in the ancient city took advantage of natural slopes and ditches, and rain and sewage were drained separately. The unearthed 40,000 cultural relics are in strong Han dynasty style, which proves that more than 2000 years ago, Fujian boasted high level smelting, founding and pottery making skill.


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Post time 2012-1-19 07:17:35 |Display all floors
That wall looks worn down.
Put out your right arm, hold back your left arm... <(=^.^=);

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