500 years ago, it was known as the “banknote pass” in China

2022-05-15 0 By

Hu Hu Shuguan address: Hu Qiu District Hu Shuguan (navigation can search “Hu Guan pier”) ticket: free often hear people say: “there is a Hu Shuguan, after the City of Suzhou”, the fact is what?”Hu Shuguan” name origin?Hu Shu originally known as “tiger 疁”.According to legend, Qin Shihuang southern tour to this point, see tiger hill squatting a white tiger, tiger go 25 miles west and lost, tiger nowhere namely named “tiger 疁”.By the five Dynasties, the “tiger 疁” was renamed “Hu Shu” to avoid the fear of Qian Liu, the King of Wu and Yue.Ming Xuande four years in this banknote pass, and after the establishment of the customs office, for one of the seven banknotes pass, then the name of hu Shuguan.”Hu” and “tiger” homonym, and suzhou people are used to read into.This slip of the tongue, according to legend is from the Qianlong Emperor in the bow to enjoy the scenery, a glance to see the flag written “Hu Shuguan”, and the “Hu” character of the three water is just covered.Thus, Qianlong said: “The shu Xu is here, and we are not far from Suzhou.”The ministers around each tacit understanding, will be wrong, also follow read “xu” villa pass.It can be seen that the earliest name of Hu Shu is hu 疁, which appeared in the Qin Shihuang period.Suzhou city is in wu Zixu “phase soil taste water” after the completion of the time is the first year of Lu (514), when the name is called lu Great city, of course, is in the First Emperor of qin Unified the country (221) before the existence of who first, at a glance.Even in the name of “Suzhou”, then Suzhou was named in the Sui Dynasty, “Hu Shu” was named in the five dynasties, or Suzhou first.Hu Shuchaoguan, the “money box” on the canal After the Opening of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, Hu Shuguan became the key point of the north-south exchanges, with the “south of the Yangtze River, wuzhong live dock” reputation.After the Ming Dynasty set up banknote pass here, it made hu Shuguan famous all over the world and became one of the most famous banknote pass in the Ming Dynasty. It was a real “money box” on the canal.After the establishment of the banknote pass, in addition to trade and commerce, the culture and folk customs of eight places also spread along the canal, where they gathered and blended, bursting into brilliant glory.Leaning against the canal and built wenchang Pavilion, suzhou city is a cultural relic protection unit.When you enter Wenchang Pavilion and walk around the Haruo Hall, you can see the Dong Gong Causeway, a land road, as you look down from the city wall.Old time, travel traffic no more than water, land two ways, the canal bank wenchang Pavilion becomes the hub of water and land traffic in an organic whole.Today, hu Shuguan ancient town project to protect and rebuild the important historical sites of Hu Shuguan, with the new packaging of “Ming and Qing wind + New Soviet style” style, reproduce the grand scene of the canal in the past, waiting for you to hit the card!Fengqiao scenic area address: Gusu District Fengqiao Road bottom ticket: scenic area free of charge, Hanshan Temple ticket 20 yuan phone: 0512-65575100 moon wu Ti frost all over the sky, jiangfeng fishing fire to sorrow sleep.Hanshan Temple outside Gusu, midnight bell to the passenger ship.The song “Night Mooring on Maple Bridge” has made Maple Bridge and Hanshan Temple the first impression of Suzhou for many people.Fengqiao scenic spot has the “five Ancient”, do you know the “five ancient” story?Hanshan Temple was built in the Southern Dynasty Xiao Liang Tianjian years (502-519), the initial name “Miao Li Pu Ming Pagoda Courtyard.”In the Tang Dynasty, famous monks Hanshan and Xiqian came here to build a temple, renamed “Hanshan Temple”.There are two ancient Bridges in fengqiao scenic spot, Fengqiao and Jiangcun Bridge.The two ancient Bridges are depicted in the sentence “River maple fishing fire to sorrow sleep”.Fengqiao, which straddles fengqiao River and connects Fengqiao Street in the east and Fengqiao North Street in the west, was built in sui Dynasty.Jiangcun Bridge, which spans fengqiao River and connects Hanshan Temple to the east and Fengqiao North Street to the west, was built in the Tang Dynasty.During the Reign of Emperor Jiajing of Ming Dynasty, Japanese pirates attacked the ancient Tieling Pass repeatedly, so fengqiao watchtower was built to defend the ancient Tieling Pass.Tielingguan is a famous anti-japanese relic in Suzhou. The gate facing west is inlaid with bluestone with the Chinese characters “Tielingguan”.Fengqiao town, located at the crossroads of the ancient post road and the Grand Canal, has been the hub of land and water transportation since ancient times.Since the Sui and Tang Dynasties, the ancient town along with the river into the city, because of the water into the street, travel rest, merchants gathered, increasingly prosperous.The southern section of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal was completed in the sixth year of The Sui Dynasty (610). The canal came from the west of Wuxi, entered suzhou from Wangting, and reached Fengqiao via Hu Shuguan.A boat trip is the best way to experience the beauty of the ancient canal up close.At nightfall, board the ferry at Fengqiao Wharf and embark on a poetic water tour of the ancient canal.Editor: Wu Hao