In China's thousands of years of glorious history and culture , There are many famous historical and cultural cities . But after thousands of years of historical evolution , There are few well preserved ancient cities . today , Let Xiaobian take you to the top ten ancient cities in China .
The first ten ： Xiangyang ancient city
Xiangyang City is located on the South Bank of the middle reaches of the Han River , Xiangyang City was built in the sixth year of emperor Gaodi of the Western Han Dynasty , Trihedral water circulation , On one side of the mountain , Easy to keep difficult to attack . Xiongju is located in the middle reaches of the Han River , have 2000 Years of history . The total length of Xiangyang City is 7322 rice , Battlements were set on the walls 4000 Multiple , The widest part of the moat 250 rice , Xiangyang City has existed since ancient times “ Xiangyang with iron ”、“ The first city in China ” The said .
The ninth ： Ningyuan ancient city
Ningyuan ancient city is also called Xingcheng ancient city . Located in Xingcheng City, Liaoning Province . Xingcheng city is under the jurisdiction of Huludao City , In the southwest of Huludao City , On the west coast of Liaodong Bay , In the middle of Liaoxi corridor .
The eighth ： The ancient city of Shangqiu
The ancient city of Shangqiu in Henan Province is guide city in Ming and Qing Dynasties , The existing ancient city on the ground was built in the sixth year of Zhengde of Ming Dynasty （ A.D. 1511 year ）, Already existed 500 Rest of history , It's the best preserved ancient city in China ,1986 year , It was named as a famous historical and cultural city of China by the State Council .
The seventh ： Dali
The ancient city of Dali in Yunnan is called Ye Yu for short , Also known as Purple City , Its history can be traced back to Tang Tianbao years , Yangju baa city built by Luofeng in Zhaowang Pavilion （ Near the Three Pagodas in the west of the city ）.
The sixth ： The ancient city of Jingzhou
Jingzhou Ancient City is also known as Jiangling city , It is one of the famous historical and cultural cities in China . There is a well preserved Jingzhou Ancient City wall , area 4.5 Square kilometers . Jingzhou Ancient City Wall was built in the spring and autumn and Warring States period , It used to be the official ship wharf and Zhugong of Chu state , Later, it became the governing body of Jiangling County , There was the original outline of the city .
The fifth ： Shexian ancient city
Shexian ancient city in Huangshan City, Anhui Province is a famous historical and cultural city of China , It was the seat of Huizhou government in ancient times , It is the birthplace of Huizhou culture and the quintessence of Peking Opera , It is also the main birthplace of Hui merchants .
Fourth ： Langzhong ancient city
The ancient city of Langzhong in Sichuan Province is located in the northeast of Sichuan Basin 、 The middle reaches of Jialing River , existing 2300 Years of city building history , It was once an important military town of Bashu in ancient times .
Third ： Phoenix Town
Fenghuang ancient city is located in the southwest of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture , The total area of the land is about 10 Square kilometers , It was built in the 43rd year of Emperor Kangxi of Qing Dynasty 〔1704 year 〕. Louis, a famous New Zealand writer · Ali praised it as the most beautiful town in China , enjoy “ Peiping Yao , South Phoenix ” The reputation of .
second ： Lijiang ancient city
The ancient city of Lijiang, the world cultural heritage, is located in Lijiang City, Yunnan Province , It is located at the foot of Yulong Snow Mountain . The ancient city of Dayan in Lijiang has a history of nearly a thousand years , It fully embodies the harmony and unity between man and nature , It is characterized by multi-cultural integration , In a civilian way 、 The secularized common people, ancient and elegant dwellings as the main body “ Buildings ” Type World Cultural Heritage .
First of all ： Pingyao Ancient City
Pingyao ancient city of Shanxi Province is located in Pingyao County, Jinzhong City, Shanxi Province , It is located in the middle of Shanxi Province , It's a building with 2700 A cultural city with a long history . The total perimeter of Pingyao City Wall 6163 rice , The height of the wall is about 12 rice , Make the area about 2.25 The square kilometer Pingyao County is divided into two worlds with different styles . The streets within the walls 、 Shop floor 、 The city building retains the shape of Ming and Qing Dynasties , Outside the city wall is called the new city .