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Anyang travel guide

Located in the northernmost of Henan Province, sitting at the joint of three provinces Shanxi, Hebei and Henan, Anyang, also known as Yin or Ye in ancient dynasties, just leans on the lofty Taihang Mountain in the west and stretches to the vast expanse of North China Plain in the east. The city now takes over one city, four county, five districts, three development zones and nine industry cluster district. With a history of more than 3300 years, the famous historic and cultural city of Anyang was once a center of early Chinese civilization, one of Chinas eight ancient capital cities, home of oracle bone inscriptions, and also a Chinese outstanding tourism city, a nationally designated garden city and the city of Chinas air sports. History of Anyang the location of the confirmed earliest capital ruins in China About 14th century B.C., the king of Shang Dynasty (16th -11th century B.C.) Pan Geng moved the capital from Qufu (of Shandong Province) to Yin (in todays Anyang) and held power until the dynasty perished. It is the earliest capital that be confirmed in China. The name of Anyang began in late Warring States (476 - 221 B.C.) when the First Emperor of Qin u... More information about Anyang »

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Archaeological Site of Yin Xu

Archaeological Site of Yin Xu

Chinese name: Yin Xu (殷墟) Location: In and around Xiao Tun Village, 2 km northwest of Anyang City, in central China's Henan Province. Opening time: 08:00-18:00 (October-March of next year); 08:00-18:30 (March-October). Ticket: CNY90. Best time for a visit: spring and autumn. How to get there...

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