Gui Lin urban area goes to the ancient town of large country fair there is only distance of 15 kilometers.
Take and leave for precededding the bus of special line of the rock in the master station of long-distance bus of Gui Lin by Gui Lin railway station. Arrive promptly in about 40 minutes, ticket price is about 4.5 yuan.
The ancient town was established in A.D. 200. The old street of large old country fair extends the blue and green slabstone of upper bed of street 2 kilometers long, non- wide along Lijiang River, the on both sides of the road of the slabstone are the intact old house. Still cure a batch of old craft workshops such as the consulting room, old barber shop keeping a lot of bamboo plaiting article workshops, straw sandals workshop, traditional funeral articles shop, grass now in the ancient town. The wayside house of slabstone is mostly building in the Ming and Qing Dynasties of two storeys of the blue bricks, blue and green tile, historical vicissitudes are seen everywhere.
The design of each house of the building is very rational, collecting trader, living in one suit, is made up of, courtyard, principal rooms, wing-room, backyard in front of the door. It is generally by the street it make by shop front last commerce,it stair but at two layers. It is the courtyard to leave inwards, generally all tumble and have flowers and plants, benefit the daylighting; After the courtyard is the principal rooms, tall and big and spacious, is supporting statue and forefather’s memorial tablet, it is the place where the owner moves about, receives a visitor; Both sides are the wing-rooms for inhabiting. Carve pattern on the doors and windows of the principal rooms, wing-room; There are doors that can get to the backyard behind the principal rooms, the backyard faces the river and builds kitchen and toilet and stone steps can go to the riverside to fetch water, do washing. The view reaches the large country fair, Longevity Hill bridge is the place to go. Longevity Hill bridge was established in the Ming Dynasty, it was the stone arch bridge where a stone was built, the stone in the bridge floor has already been rubed very smooth and shiny, mixed with some small grasses, simple and unsophisticated naturally. In the west of the bridge is Lijiang River, appreciate Lijiang River and spiral shell’s extremely good seat on mountain of the other bank. Have the intersection of great-great-grandfather and temple, mosque, ancestral hall, residence Liao in addition ‘ Eastern street No. 47) , Huang residence( Democratic street No. 28) , Li residence( Democratic street No. 37) Wait for and differ from one another.
There are society common mountain, mountain of Jingshan, mill around the large country fair. The west hair continent in the town, surround water on four sides. The large country fair still abounds with the large orchard of the citrus orange sleeve, beautiful scenery, draw in if the rural area.
When the history Ming and Qing Dynasties, the large country fair has already been the merchants gathered place in the north and south, the regional businessman had associations here, famous Guangdong, Hunan, Jiangxi association and mosque,etc.. There are the trading company of shop fronts ” Four everybody ” , ” family in eight ” , ” 24 small families ” It claims. Embody the prosperous state of the large country fair at that time. Nowadays, riverine multi-purpose blue and green slabstone of old street of about 1,000 meters lays road surface, the pattern that basically keeps of those years and style and features. There are a lot of celebrities’ activity traces in the town, at the time of Sun Yat-sen’s Northern Expedition that year, get Gui Lin set up base camp in large the intersection of country fair and workshop quay of the pool ‘ December 4, 1921) Bring to land, and pitch the platform in the riverside and issue the speech. Custom large country fair others’ local delicacies and traditional culture make visitors enjoy oneself so much as to forget to go home. On Dragon Boat Festival, the dragon boat race in the large country fair is a traditional project; Guiju opera, caidiao opera, dragon boat song, giving styles and features such as the ship song,etc. and custom to nowadays remain as before.
In history year, the ancient town was established in the early years of Northern Song Dynasty, resurgence, to the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the great prosperity was during the period of the Republic of China, has already had a history of a thousand years from today, before 600 years, the large country fair is ” large ” with it ,Become the intersection of Guangxi and four major the intersection of country fair and town ‘ Rong Wei in reed country fair, Cangwu of Binyang, bridge country fair of your county) Its top. The large country fair is a hub of communications of waterway, more famous country trade distributing centre, there is new river of tide field in the east, are connected to Ma He of the welfare; The west is connected with lovesickness and river, can go to Yongfu; Lijiang River in the north runs through Gui Lin, Xingan, Yang Shuo, flat and happy, Wuzhou, can reach Hunan, lower Guangzhou directly. The ancient town of the with a long history of large country fair, were established in bright joining Longevity Hill bridge of stone bridge only, still the hero steps the south of the town; Temple of great-great-grandfather in the building of Qing Dynasty, Chinese emperor’s temple and Guangdong, Hunan, Jiangxi association,etc., and the 2.5 kilometers -long blue and green flagstone path, the blue and green tile building of blue brick at town, become witness of the intersection of old country fair and town. There are society common mountain, mountain of Jingshan, mill around the large country fair. The west hair continent in the town, surround water on four sides. The large country fair is still the large orchard to abound with the citrus orange sleeve, beautiful scenery, draw in if the rural area. While building Gui Lin to the mill travel highway of mountain quay in 2001, have found a rare ancient tomb group in the intersection of loud country fair and town, 7 ancient tombs arrange the Big Dipper going all day long, and the size of every tomb grave mound pile relates with luminance of the stars, this is still a first discovery in China. Ancient tomb group lie in large Ma Shandong hillfoot, town of country fair, ‘ Commonly called as seven star slopes) . Local ordinary people spread, this tombs is the imperial clan who pacifies Jiang Wang –Nearby village bright red surnamed people ahead of the intersection of ancestral grave and tomb collect. Though the relation between the ancient tomb and seven stars is still a mystery so far, see from burial articles such as unearthed pottery box, gallipot, bronze sword, iron axe and ancient piece of jade of stone,etc. in the ancient tomb, about tombs this being to pacify the intersection of river and tomb of imperial clan Wang, say the intersection of department and false report, it and flat happy silver the intersection of mountain ridge and the Warring States that explore 1974 there is similarity to the tomb of west Han Dynasty, should belong to the grave in the same period, there is research value in many aspects. The ancient musical sound of large country fair still exists, peaceful and simple and unsophisticated, there is ” yellow Liao everybody four high Li ” that year Control the business secret of the north area economics lifeline in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region to attract numerous travel guests, seven star ancient tombs make the person fascinated even more.