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Handan (邯郸 - Hándān), Hebei Province

Rem Sapozhnikov / April-May 2014

Handan - subsections:
» Handan (2)
» Guangfu Ancient Town, part I (24)
» Guangfu Ancient Town, part II (24)
» Guangfu Ancient Town, part III (24)
» Congtai and Zhaoyuan parks (23)
» Jinjiluyu and Longhu parks (16)
» Walk around the city (29)
» Jinan Hotel (11)
» Railway stations (22)
Handan is a city with one and a half million of inhabitants in the south of Hebei. I probably would not have turned my attention to it and would not have come here if it were not located near Guangfu Ancient Town.



I have not regretted that discovered a new for myself a little-known among foreign tourists, the city of Handan.




During the Warring States period (475-221 BC), Handan was the capital of Zhao state. The first emperor of the Qin dynasty - Qin Shi Huangdi – was born here in 259 BC. He is famous for he stopped the war and united China into a single state in 221 BC. Besides, he had many other achievements, especially in different spheres of standardization and unification: in writing hieroglyphs, the monetary system, the system of weights and measures, etc.


Continuation of the story >>>>>   Guangfu Ancient Town







  2014:    
» Preparation   » Route of my trip
» Taiyuan
» Pingyao
» Mianshan
» Linfen
» Huashan
» Luoyang
» Handan
» Beijing

Handan - subsections:
» Handan (2)
» Guangfu Ancient Town, part I (24)
» Guangfu Ancient Town, part II (24)
» Guangfu Ancient Town, part III (24)
» Congtai and Zhaoyuan parks (23)
» Jinjiluyu and Longhu parks (16)
» Walk around the city (29)
» Jinan Hotel (11)
» Railway stations (22)

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