GUANG'AN, China, December 03, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Located in the east of Sichuan Province and adjacent to Chongqing, Dazhou and Nanchong, Guang'an is considered as the hub of eastern Sichuan. Nowadays, it is better known as the hometown of Deng Xiaoping, one of the great men in China. Boasting rich historical and cultural relics, it is not only geographically charming and humanly outstanding, but also sparks a curiosity about why this place can produce so many standouts.
The recorded civilization of Guang'an can be traced back to more than 3,000 years ago, it was named Guang'an in the 2nd year of Kaibao in the Song Dynasty (969 AD) since the Guang'an Army was formed here. Nowadays, many historical and cultural remains are still showing people a profound history., the most famous are the Baren Stone Town of Shenlong Mountain and the Baozhen Fortress.
The Baren Stone Town is located on the Shenlong Mountain in the southern suburb of Guang'an New District. it was built by the mysterious Ba people more than 2000 years ago. Covering an area of more than 200 hectares, the town is dotted with watchtowers, bunkers, walls and other defensive buildings made of gigantic stones weighing tons, which form an impressive and majestic architectural landscape. It is also the only cultural heritage of the Ba people in China.
The Baozhen Fortress is located in Wusheng County of Guang'an City. It was built in the late Qing Dynasty by powerful local families to avoid wars. it was built according to the terrain and formed a fully enclosed defense system combining watchtowers, castles, as well as the architectural style of circular city in southern Fujian Province. Due to its distinctive and ingenious design, it is regarded by military experts as a masterpiece of modern military defensive architecture, winning the reputation of "The First Military Fortress in Sichuan".
While the rich cultural relics exemplify the profound history of Guang'an, the historical celebrities have become the most powerful footnotes of its fame for producing standouts. From the famous general Pang Xiong in the Han Dynasty, the Duke An Bing in the Song Dynasty, to the martyr Qing Bing in modern times, countless Guang'an celebrities stamped their names in history. Nowadays, Guang'an has gained even broader attention around the world as the hometown of Deng Xiaoping, one of the greatest men of the last century. Has such a wonderful place aroused your desire to visit?
Recommended Tour Route:
Chongqing - Baozhen Fortress Scenic Spot - Baren Stone Town of Shenlong Mountain
Chengdu - Baren Stone Town of Shenlong Mountain- Baozhen Fortress Scenic Spot
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