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Zhenbeitai Fortress is located in the north of yulin city for 4 km on the peak of red mount. It is one of the most ambitious and most majestic buildings in the Ming dynasty of Great Wall ruins, known as one of the "three wonders (east in shanhai pass, north in zhenbeitai, west in jiayuguan pass)" and "the first fortress of Great Wall". In 1992, shanxi provincial government announced it as the provincial cultural relics protection unit. On June 25th, 2001, this fortress, as a famous building was listed in the fifth group of national cultural relic protection units by the State Council.
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Redstone gorge, as its name goes, famous for its red stones. The beauty of gorge appearsapparently along with the setting sun and red stone. The movie, Ashes of Time, was filmed there. Redstone gorge is located in the north of Shanxi province which stands from the 4 km of north Yulin in the red cliff. The valley's total length is 350 meters,but width is less than hundreds. It was landed for military troops of Xixia regime in Song dynasty. North gorge is divided in two walls. The upper is the naturallake overflowed outside that is golden shining condensed by yuxi river. The chivalrous man is in white, standing on the lake, enjoying his sword with his inverted reflection in water. The sounds underwater strike, thunder rumble, wave roar, then loneliness covered by jollification. Cliff in the east and west confronted witheach other which is chiseled into cave so that Mater Huang created a heroic scenic of fighting with enemy in that cliff. This sort of grand gorge is appropriate formilitary competition and could result in one saying that is quick in one's fatal.Xiong shan temple and Calligraphy carved stone stand in east and west cliff. Inscriptional record and fresco were not existed any longer, but Mongolian carved stone is still a precious treasure.
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The second “Lop Nor” The Hongjiannao lake is the largest one in Shanxi province which is inland lake inside of Maowusu desert and the biggest freshwater lake in China. Its area takes up 67 square kilometers, shoreline stretches 43.7 km and level is 1100 meters, so it belongs to inland lake of highland. The cleanness of its water, the vastness of its mist and ripples, the richness of seaweed, the beauty of environment and the gorgeousness of scenery are combined with the scene of Jiangnan so that makes it an ideal aquatic park for tourists. Here, “Zhuo” is Mongolian language which means lake or water.Hongjianzhuo, also called “tears of Zhaojun”, it derives from a legend about marriage of Zhaojun. In Han dynasty, lady Wang Zhaojun was engaged with Huns, on the way to prairie, she said farewell to Central Plains, her heart was filled with melancholy and tears which lead to create this huge lake. This story moved the Queen of Heaven, so she sent her seven daughters to hold one ribbon separately and after that there were seven seasonal rivers flowing into “Tears of Zhaojun”.
Genghis Khan Mausoleum
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Legend of the beauty The tomb of famous legend of the beauty Genghis Khan stood on the Ordos plateau of western Mongolia autonomous region which has the shape of ger architectural style. In 1219 and 1226, Khan went for westexpedition for two times, on his road, he was deeply attracted by the beauty and eulogized it with his poem, and he recognized here as burial ground. Then he died on August 1227, and was buried in this land. Sincethen, this area was named as “cemetery of the master”. Thick jungle, lush grass and trees characterize a fine spring in his cemetery. In this quiet and harmonious grassland, this ger represents Khans conquer in the world and sleepless in Mongolian. Erdos stick to their bravery, enthusiasm and sturdiness in order to guard this hero from generation to generation.
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The Millennium relics Tongwan city is located in Baichengzi village for the 58 kilometers north of Jingbian county, cause its wall has the white color, local people named it as White City (Baichengzi). This city was the relic of Xia dynasty created by the Huns noble HelianBobo. It is also the unique capital city ruins left by the Huns tribe in the human history which is the earliest and most famous city in the northern Chinafor nearly 1600 years’. Tongwan city was founded in AD 413, and completed in 418, then Han dynasty rebuilt and redecorated it. After that, this city wasdestroyed and conquered during the unification of emperor Tuoba, since then, it was set up as a military town.
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Shimao ancient city Shimao ancient city is found by northern Shanxi that the largest human activity relic in the late longshan culture sites and is also the largest town in prehistoric times. It is located in the northern mound of Tuwei river in Shimao county of Gaojia town which is in the rim of loess Plateau. It is primarily recognized that it belongs to the ruins from the late Neolithic age to the early Xia dynasty.Shimaorelic dates back to 4000 year’s ago, and its area occupies 4.25 million square meters. This city has ever owned beyond 300 years history. In 1976, archaeology professor Dai Yingxin of Northwestern University did an investigation about this ancient city since he heard from some folk tales. Then there were some teams from Xian and Beijing to do the archaeological excavation.It was announced as the National cultural relic protection units in 2006. Shimao, as the eve of Chinese civilization, was chosen as the top ten archaeological discoveries, world's top ten archaeological field discoveries and the vital archaeological found in 21st century.