Xiangyang Ancient Town

Xiangyang Ancient Town

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Xiangyang Ancient Town

Introduction: IntroductionXiangyang Ancient Town has a history of more than 2,800 years and was first built ..

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Xiangyang Ancient Town Introduction

Introduction
Xiangyang Ancient Town has a history of more than 2,800 years and was first built in the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD). The whole ancient town is in a square shape with the circumference of 7.km. The city is surrounded by the moat, the widest of which is 250m. The Xiangyang Ancient Town wins the reputation of “the No.1 City in China”, “iron-hit Xiangyang”.
Surrounded torrential Han River in the north, east and south, Xiangyang Ancient Town is against Yanhu Mountain, Phoenix Mountain and other mountains. The city wall was first erected in Han Dynasty and renovated by all dynasties and till now is well preserved. The wall is about 10m high, 1.3m-1.5m wide and with the circumference of 7.4km.As against mountain and facing river, the wall is grand. Li Yangong of Ming Dynasty wrote a poem to acclaim the city wall “The pavilions are against the mountains, the high town is up to the sky”. The moat of the city has an average width of 180 meters and at its widest is 250 meters, the widest in China, known by the reputation of “The No.1 City in China”.
Xiangfan enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate with annual average temperature of about 15—16℃. It’s suitable for you to travel yearly.

Xiangyang Ancient Town Features

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There are 6 city gates in the city wall. They are the Big North Gate, Little North Gate, Long Gate, East Gate, West Gate and South Gate. Outside each city gate enclose a small town for the defence function. The architectural complex of the Xiangyang Ancient City was well preserved till the Ming and Qing Dynasies. The city towers are erected at the sites of the 6 city gates. Wangcan Tower, Lion Tower, Kuixing Tower are scattered about the Xiangyang Ancient City. These towers are decorated with golden tiles and its colored glaze makes the city looks grand.
Furen Town is located at the northwest corner of the Xiangyang Ancient City and is a town outside the ancient city. The wall of the Furen Town, connected with the Xiangyang Ancient Town, is nearly 7m high. The tablet hanging o­n the north side of the town was read three characters “Fu Ren Cheng (Furen Town)”.

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Xiangyang Ancient Town Transporation

Traffic
There are buses No.1, 6, 14, 21, 24, 512 passing through the town

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