|Name:The Vessel Casting Place of Huangdi (Yellow Emperor)|
Tel:Yangping town,Lingbao city
This place is located in the Yangping Township of Lingbao City,
80km away from
City. It is recorded in the book of The Record of History that at this place Huangdi cast cooking vessels here to worship Heaven and establish his rule. The political, economic and cultural center then, the place now is where China Ancient Altar lies and the largest ruins of the Yangshao Culture remains can be found in
Here stands the Huangdi Mausoleum with a height of
300m and extends to
5000m long. To the west lies a hillock,
6m high and
42.5m in perimeter, which is said to be the burial mound of the emperor. To the southwest lies Longxugou, which is the legendary place where the dragon beards fell down from the sky. In the neighborhood grows Longxucao, a kind of herb which is said to have come from the dragon beards.
Pass on the Old Chang’an Path, the place has been wrecked repeatedly through wars. A continuance of renovations and restorations has been done throughout history. Currently the main sights include Xin Hall, Shizu Hall, Long Corridor, tomb, pavilions. Three bronze cauldrons were built to represent heaven, Earth and mankind.
Since its opening in 1994, the attraction has been a tourism resort for overseas Chinese to seek their roots, commemorate the ancestors, appreciate the Huangdi Culture and explore the origin of Chinese civilizations.