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Xi'an-Yongning Gate

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Xi'an Yongning gate: the Xi'an city wall has 1400 history until now from Sui and Tang dynasties. On the wall innumerable blue bricks were relating silently to the people it has been through repeatedly the repeated difficulties and has the characteristic extremely the cultural charm. the Yongning gate, is in the Xi'an city gate the qualifications is oldest, continues to use time longest one, constructs in Sui at the beginning, in the past it was south side the palace wall in three city gates easterly one, called to install the gate originally, Tang Mohan constructs shrank constructs when the new town keeps to make Nanmen, the Ming Dynasty changes the Yongning gate. Because it in city south, therefore the Xi'an people will be named as “Nanmen”. Archer's tower of the Yongning gate, is Xi'an holds “in the style of antiquity enters the city ceremony” the place. in the Chinese folk, the common people thought that south is the fire god locus, to evade the fire, the fire pivot does not start generally to south side. Meaning of the Nanmen Yongning, is to the fire god prayer, the fire, forever guarantee peacefully. In order to show honest the heart, due south never opens the gate.

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Xi'an, ancient said that “Chang An”, is world famous world one of four big civilized ancient capitals, comes first in of Chinese ancient capital, is in the Chinese history the founding a capital time is longest, the founding a capital dynasty to be most, the influence biggest capital city, is Chinese nation's cradle, the Chinese civilization birthplace, Chinese culture representative. Xi'an, unique ancient and modern fusion perfect city. Now Xi'an is the People's Republic of China Shanxi Province's provincial capital, Chinese one of seven wide range key cities, Asian knowledge technological innovation center, new Europe and Asia continental bridge China section with Huanghe River valley biggest key city, Chinese big airplane's manufacture base, Chinese mid-west area most greatly most important scientific research, higher education, defense-related science and technology industry and high technology and new technology Industrial base.

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