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Yanmenguan - outside the city tower

Located at Shanxi Province generation of county. The wild goose gate closes in west end Beijing University the approximately 40 Chinese miles places, other name “west xing the pass”. “world nine, the wild goose gate is the head.”The strategic pass according to Shan Bangxian, lords over cancels on the note mountain. Thing two wings, mountain range fluctuation. The mountain ridge Great Wall, its potential winds, east walks Pingxingguan, Zijingguan, but actually Makwan, goes straight to the quiet swallow, the connection desert; West goes to the porch hillock mouth, Ningwu to close, the leaning first obstacle, to Yellow River nearby. Guan Youdong, west two, all fold by the great brick builds, crosses the wild goose cloud penetration, the bearing imposing, the top of lintel distinction vulture inlays “the natural defenses”, “ to benefit” two plaques. On thing two once constructed the tower over a city gate, flies high gorgeously, in models Yang Jia the group portrait, and in the East city wrong side of the door, the ancestral hall sets up a stone monument for Li Mujian, what a pity tower over a city gate and Li Muci, when Japanese invaders invasion of China burns in the day.

Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 13/09/2007
Uploaded: 06/09/2011
Updated: 22/03/2015


Tags: yanmenguan; datong; shanxi
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More About shanxi

Shanxi located at Mt. Taihang west, east of Yellow River. Name of the Shanxi, because of occupies Mt. Taihang west to acquire fame. Was called since old times ?Biaolishanhe?. Spring and Autumn Period time, most districts for Jin all, therefore abbreviation ?Jin?; The Warring States initial period, Han, Zhao, Wei three divide the Jin, because and calls ?the Three-Jin?. The entire province total area 156,000 square kilometers, the total population nearly 34,000,000 people, presently govern Taiyuan, Datong, Shuozhou, Yangquan, Changzhi, Xinzhou, Luliang, Jinzhong, Linfen, Yuncheng, Jincheng and so on 11 locally administered levels, altogether 85 counties, 11 county-level cities, 23 municipal districts. Provincial capital Taiyuan, provincial government in the Taiyuan Municipal government east street. Rich tourism resources in Shanxi Province, historical monuments, scenic spots more. There are more famous Yungang Grottoes, Mount Temple group Jinci, Yingxian Wooden Tower, Yongle Palace,Xuankong Temple , Hukou Waterfall, Temple state solution, such as Hongtong large tree.