Why is Yuxian known as the “Ancient Architecture Museum” of Hebei Province?
[Winter Olympics asked “Ji”] Why is Yuxian known as the “Museum of ancient architecture” of Hebei Province
the ancient city of Weizhou was built in the second year of elephant in the Northern Zhou Dynasty and rebuilt in the tenth year of Hongwu in the Ming Dynasty. The biggest feature of the ancient city of Weizhou is the planning and design of square and dignified, clear longitude and latitude and central axis symmetry. The city has four main streets in the East, West, North and south, forming an architectural pattern with the drum tower and the South Gate symmetrical and the North-South street as the central axis
in the middle of the Ming Dynasty, in order to defend against the harassment of the remaining forces of the Mongol and Yuan Dynasties to the south, the villages of Yuzhou, as an important place, built fortresses to defend themselves, forming a unique scene of “eight hundred Zhuang fortresses in Yuzhou”. Here, an ancient architectural complex has been formed, where there is a village, there is a castle, there is a temple, and there is a temple, there is a theater
the perimeter of the ancient city is more than 3800 meters, the wall is 11.5 meters high, and there are three gates. Dongan dingmen has Jingyang tower, nanjingxian gate, Wanshan tower, Xiqing Yuanmen, Guangyun tower, 4 turrets, 24 enemy towers and more than 1100 crenels
the ancient castle is a unique building reflecting the historical features of Yuxian County. The most representative is the West ancient castle in Nuanquan town built in the Jiajing period of the Ming Dynasty. Ancient folk houses are an important part of the diversified traditional culture of Yu County. The existing folk houses in Yuxian County have a long history, some of which can be traced back to the early Ming Dynasty. In the middle and late Ming Dynasty, there were a large number of artistic decorative components of brick, wood and stone carvings in residential buildings. In the early Qing Dynasty, the decoration and carving were exquisite, elephant heads and faucets were popular, and the theme of film wall was extensive
nowadays, the ancient folk houses, ancient castles, ancient theatrical buildings and old streets all over the county have been exposed to wind and rain for hundreds of years, and most of them still retain their original appearance. (compiled by reporter Wei Yu)