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Jingzhou History, China

The city of Jingzhou has represented great significance to the history of China and has been recognized as one of the most excellent of twenty-four cultural and historical ancient towns. The advantageous location as well as the cultural relics of the city has caught the attention of several sightseers from both abroad and home.

From inside to outside the city has been divided into 3 parts. It has Brick City, Water City with Earth City that is originally largely planned for the armed function. The moat at the outer surface is the foremost line of defense for the town. Upon entering the city, one can find the two town gates and the gap between is called as the Urn City that was used to take the enemy within. The Brick city that presently exists was reconstructed at the time of the Oing Dynasty and Ming Dynasty. The site is acknowledged as the most solid and complete structures that remain. The city wall was mostly constructed with stripped and bricks stones within the bottom. The spaces connecting the bricks have a steamy rice matter, which hardened by time and gave a considerably firm replacement to its cement.

There are six old town gates within the wall that is originally has a tower. Today the very admired are the gate at the eastern called Binyang Lou, Qujiang Lou from the gate of the southern and the Chaozong Lou at the great Northern gate. The eastern gate was used to welcome the ambassadors and guests of the ancient times, that’s why a very grandiose tower was created for this gate. At the Quijiang Lou, you can view all the magnificent from the Yangtze River. The large gate at the north is also named as the Willow Gate; many people have used this to meet their friends and broke the willow branch for sending of greetings. As you climb at the top of each tower, you may be able to discover the glorious panoramic sights of this fine-looking city.

The Museum of Jingzhou became famous because of its fine environment, huge archeologist achievements and rich stores. In coordination of the other engineering plans, the structure has dig up more than one hundred twenty thousand expensive cultural relics. Every valuable and exceptional relic attracts all the tourists from afar. This makes the museum as one of the foremost windows to view the Jingzhou history. The period of the three kingdoms also played a significant role of the great sights of Chinese history.

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