Huqiu sword pond: The Suzhou Huqiu most is mystical, the most appealing historical site is the sword pond. Has an audience with the emperor north from thousand person of stones looks, “different” nearby the round portal has “the Huqiu sword pond” four large brush-written Chinese characters, each character's stroke has three feet to be long, bold handwriting vigorous style forceful. According to "Mountain Will" and so on book records, for the Tang Dynasty big calligrapher Yan Zhenqing book, latter because of the year long time, the stone facing after the wind and frost disintegration, “Huqiu” two characters break originally fall the annihilation. In the Ming Dynasty Wanli, carves the famous expert by the Zhang Zhongyu Suzhou to copy according to the original design hook engraves again. Therefore has “the false Huqiu real sword pond” in Suzhou proverb. Also some people said that these words refer to grave of the he lyu secret. enters “different” the round portal, suddenly feels “the pond to live the cold air, “spatial Shan Jianqi to be deep” darkly”, the meteorology one changes for it. Raised eyes then sees two piece of steep Shi Ya to rise straight from the ground, has locked in green water. The pond shape is long and narrow, south extends slightly, but north micro narrow, when the appearance quite looks like a keep flat treasured sword, the Dangyang light oblique incidence water surface, for the human the feeling which sparkles by cold brightness, even if will be the hot summer will also think cool. In the water according to leaves together stone bridge's shadow. Gains ground looks, the arch stone bridge flies hangs in the midair, those images and scenes appears the very wonderful danger high. On the cliff is covered with the mess, the wisteria wild flower looks like the streamer to hang upside down equally down. By the dike which stands tall and erect looks up to the tower to go against, has feeling with trepidation. This is hears the Chinese and foreign ancient sword pond ruins. sword pond broad approximately more than 60 steps, deep approximately two ten feets, is not all year long dry, clear enough to see bottom, may draw drinks. Tang Dynasty Li the Xiu minister once was “the world fifth spring”. According to the local chronicle record, under the sword pond is the Wu king he lyu burying place. When the reason that the named sword pond, it is said also enters buries him likes “various, “the fish intestines” and so on 3000 treasured swords to take specially” before death the funerary object, simultaneously buries in his grave. But "Yuan Hejun the County annals" actually record: “Qin Huangzao the mountain is in order to rare, does not know is at; Sun Quan puts on also not obtained, its chisel place then becomes the deep ravine.”Afterward evolved, but for sword pond. In brief, actually does the sword pond is how form, Wu Wangmu whether under sword pond. View quite a lot, is unable to agree.
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