The city is located in the northernmost part of the province of China, in the provinces, provinces, provinces, provinces and provinces adjacent to the four provinces. Taihang Mountains in the west, North China in the east, the terrain is high in the west and low in the east, roughly across the city of Beijing and Guangzhou as the boundary, the west heavy love overlapping peaks, rolling hills, the highest point in the west is 1667 meters above sea level, the lowest point in the east is only 50 meters above sea level. It is one of the seven ancient capitals of China, a national-level historical and cultural city, the hometown of Oracle bone inscriptions and the birthplace of Zhouyi.
Best time to travel: Spring and autumn are the best time to travel. The summer is hot, the winter is cold and dry, and the spring and autumn are warm and pleasant, which is also the most beautiful season of Taihang Grand Canyon, and it is easier to enjoy the unique beauty of Taihang Mountain.
Dress guide: The climate is mild, four distinct seasons, warm and sandy spring, hot and rainy summer, cool autumn, cold and dry winter. In spring, the temperature is between 3-14 ° C, it is best to wear thick coats, hats, masks, etc., to prevent wind; Summer temperature between 19-30℃, suitable for wearing short-sleeved shorts, and do a good job of sun protection measures; Autumn temperature between 15-26℃, you can wear knitwear, shirts, etc.; Winter is basically below 0 ° C, you need to wear warm clothes such as down jackets, and take cold protection measures. In addition, spring and autumn for the transition season, the temperature change is large, must pay attention to timely add or reduce clothing.
Taihang Grand Canyon: Taihang Grand Canyon scenic area has a typical Beishui characteristics, the whole scenic area is divided into peach blossom Valley, Wang Xiangyan and Taiji iceberg (temporarily closed) three areas. Peach blossom Valley is the most beautiful water scenery, lush trees in the valley, everywhere are streams and waterfalls, air, is a good place to relax. If you like climbing, you can go to Wangxiangyan, the scenic spot not only has the plank road cut in the cliff, but also the tube ladder built in the cliff of 80 meters, which is very thrilling and interesting. In addition, the natural wonders are equally striking, and the cave has ice that never melts all the year round, which makes people marvel after seeing it.
Yin Ruins: Yin Ruins is the ruins of the late Shang Dynasty capital of China, is the first confirmed capital city in Chinese history, and its discovery and excavation has been rated as the first of China's "100 major archaeological discoveries" in the 20th century. There are a large number of bronze ware, stone ware, bone ware, jade ware and other relics with precious historical data value, among which the most famous is the "Simuwu Ding" weighing 875 kg, which is the largest and heaviest bronze ware found in the world so far. You must go to the Yin Ruins to witness the history and culture of the Shang Dynasty.
Cliff Boardwalk: A dangerous cliff boardwalk developed in recent years, with a total length of 488 meters and 118 steps, located at an altitude of 1700 meters and a net height difference of 300 meters between the cliff mountainside. Walking on the natural vertical cliff 300 meters high, you can experience the tense thrill of stepping into the sky. Five hundred meters long cliff plank road with seven turns and eight bends, unique style. It is refreshing to gaze into the distance.
Chinese Character Museum: The Chinese Character Museum is the world's first character museum, the entire architectural style is full of modern atmosphere, but also has the charm of the Yin and Shang court. There are more than 4,000 precious cultural relics in the museum, involving oracle bone inscriptions, gold inscriptions and other aspects, recording the development of characters from the origin of characters to the computer era. The two strange golden birds in front of the museum, the relief gold roof of the main hall showing the characteristics of the palace of Yin Shang, and the road leading to the main hall are composed of 28 representative bronze tortoise and bone pieces, all of which highlight the splendid Chinese writing culture.
Canal: known as the "artificial" canal is in the 1960s, Lin County people overcome difficult conditions, from the Taihang mountainside to build Zhangzhou into the forest project, known as the "eighth wonder of the world." The canal winding on the cliff of Taihang mountainside is composed of three scenic spots: "Fenshui Garden", "Youth Cave" and "Luosilk Pool". The three scenic spots are majestic and dangerous, each with its own characteristics and complementation, especially the main scene "Youth Cave". The "Youth Cave" cut through the lofty and majestic danger by relying on the broken wall is very shocking. In addition, the canal view area can not only climb, but also boating, there are many local specialties such as polygonum multiflorum on the mountain can be purchased.
It is one of the seven ancient capitals of China, a national-level historical and cultural city, the hometown of Oracle bone inscriptions and the birthplace of Zhouyi. Yin Ruins have been included in the World Heritage List as a World cultural Heritage.
During the Paleolithic period from 25,000 years ago to about 13,000 years ago, the area was already inhabited by humans, as evidenced by the remains of small caves in the county. In the ancient period of Three emperors and five emperors, Zhuanxu, one of the five emperors, established his capital in the territory of this city and county and reigned for 78 years. In the later period of Shang Dynasty, it was the ruins of Yin.
In 1300 BC, the Shang king Pan Geng moved his capital to Yin (the area around Xiaotun on the outskirts of today), which lasted 254 years after eight generations and twelve Kings. Since the development of the Shang Dynasty, it has a history of more than 3,000 years, the earliest used Chinese characters - oracle bone inscriptions, the world's largest bronze ware - Simuwu Ding was unearthed here. In the selection of "100 Great archaeological Discoveries in China in the 20th Century", the discovery and excavation of the capital site of the late Shang Dynasty in the Yin ruins ranked first. In addition, the famous historical stories such as Da Yu controlling the water, King Wen performing Yi, Fu Hao offering his services, Suqin worshiping the minister, Ximen Bao Zhi Ye, and Mother-in-law's inscription also took place here.
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