Shang Dynasty city ruins

Shang Dynasty city ruins

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Shang Dynasty city ruins

Introduction: Introduction Located in the downtown of Zhengzhou, Relics of the City in Shang City covers an..

Tickets:Shang Dynasty ruins fee and opening hourTicket : 3 yuan per personOpening hour: 24 hou

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Shang Dynasty city ruins Introduction

Located in the downtown of Zhengzhou, Relics of the City in Shang City covers an area of 25 square kilometers, it is a city relics in the early Shang Dynasty ahead of the "Ruins of Yin Dynasty in Anyang "with a history of over 3,600 years. At present, 7-km-long rampart of the Shang Dynasty is standing here. 2 copper square pots were unearthed from the rampart, which are rare imperial court's relics of the early Shang Dynasty.
In 1955, a city wall of seven kilometers was discovered o­n the site. Archaeologists have found ruins of house foundations, cellars, water wells, ditches, and graves. Ornaments and tools made of bronze, stone, bone, shell, and jade were found o­n the site, as well as pottery and primitive china.
With a pleasant climate, Zhengzhou is welcoming all year round. The hottest month is July and the average temperature is about 27 C (80.6 F) while the coldest month is January with an average temperature of -0.2 C (31.64 F). Autumn and spring are the best and the peak tourist seasons. You can enjoy a more beautiful Zhengzhou at that time.

Shang Dynasty city ruins Features

The numerous relics are found including foundations, cellars, wells, ditches, graves, bronze wares, stone wares, clam articles, jade wares, pottery wares, primitive porcelain wares, a little of the character bone by knife, porcelain with character signal. The find of the relics of the Shang City can provide the rare materials in kind for studying Slave Society and the forming and development of Chinese ancient cities.
The rammed earth part of the city wall is 20-30 meters wide and 10 meters high at maximum. The ruins of a giant palace have been found within the city, and a large number of rare and precious cultural relics have been unearthed outside the city.
 Outside the walls, the ruins of various workshops were discovered, among which were foundries for smelting bronze and workshops for making pottery and for polishing bone articles.
On March 4, 1961, the State Council announced the Zhengzhou Shang Dynasty ruins is listed as the Nation key cultural relic preservation organ.

Shang Dynasty city ruins Tickets

Shang Dynasty ruins fee and opening hour
Ticket : 3 yuan per person
Opening hour: 24 hours

Shang Dynasty city ruins Transporation

It is located in the Guanchen distrist of Zhengzhou, you can go there by bus 2,33,87,40.

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