Within the city gate house nine door to see what is 400 years ago

Within the city gate house nine door to see what is 400 years ago

ZhengYangMen, chongwenmen, xuanwu gate, ChaoYangMen, dongzhimen, xizhimen...Mention Beijing these prizes, believe that familiar with Beijing is no stranger to his friends.Don't think that these prizes, named "door" is a simple address mark oh, each a "door" the story has a long standing and well established above.

ZhengYangMen, chongwenmen, xuanwu gate, ChaoYangMen, dongzhimen, xizhimen...Mention Beijing these prizes, believe that familiar with Beijing is no stranger to his friends.Don't think that these prizes, named "door" is a simple address mark oh, each a "door" the story has a long standing and well established above.

"Nine out seven imperial city four" in the "nine" refers to is in the inner city nine gates, clockwise, respectively is dongzhimen, ChaoYangMen east side wall;The south wall of chongwenmen, ZhengYangMen, xuanwu gate;West side wall north, xizhimen;Beicheng DeShengMen and AnDingMen on the wall.They each have a different name, purpose and characteristics.

ZhengYangMen

Status: the Ming and qing dynasties for the emperor "Long Che" door

ZhengYangMen center, the position is the highest, Peking man commonly known as the "front door".For the emperor "Long Che 'door, ZhengYangMen is also called" country ".The emperor ZhengYangMen twice a year, go to the temple of heaven to worship in the winter, surprised zhi to XianNongTan arable land, all the ZhengYangMen.

chongwenmen

Ming and qing dynasties status: walk wine car, collect taxes

Revered Confucius enlightenment meaning, commonly known as "gerhard gate", the republic of China has a famous cigarette call "gerhard door" brand.Chongwenmen is wine car door and collect taxes, all past the merchant pays taxes here.Emperor qianlong of the big corrupt official ho-shen when chongwenmen tax supervisor.

Xuanwu gate

Ming and qing dynasties status: walk their van

The meaning of "Wu Lie preach";Yuan dynasty gate is bearing, until the early years of the qing dynasty are still continue to use the said.Because pronunciation as "door" shunzhi and kangxi when one's suggestion and hear just by provincial promotion to Beijing after the mistake is "door" shun zhi period, dampening, didn't do the investigation and study, to the requirements on the renamed, was of office.Xuanwu gate for caishikou execution ground, car door access, said "the gates of death", the gate is engraved with "regret late" three characters on the ceiling.

ChaoYangMen

Ming and qing dynasties status: food vehicles

Means "welcome" sunrise, specially food.Because there was no railroad transportation, to complete the food in the south to Beijing dispatching, must go through HuiHe, water to tong county.Food to county before loading into the city, go ChaoYangMen threatened with ChaoYangMen gates SuiEr engraved with a valley on the ceiling.Food after entering ChaoYangMen, in nearby the granary of the deposit, in order to spare.Now there are two places near ChaoYangMen "John Paul rice", "shipping warehouse", is the grain storage warehouse.

A.d.

Ming and qing dynasties status: take tram

Means "cas" fukang, with both sides at opp-osite ChaoYangMen stuff, go carts, because the vallely northwest of Beijing is a place where coal and city use all by from mentougou coal mine coal supply.Coal into Beijing north.North of the gate on the top of carved a plum flower, it indicates that the "coal" means.

dongzhimen

The Ming and qing dynasties status: brick, wood car

Dongzhimen, xizhimen taking "people hing indoctrination, east to the east China sea, west to XiChui" meaning, brick, wood car.Then brick cellar in dongzhimen, passed by the south pass HuiHe used rivers and DAMS to wood, door to enter from now on.Dongzhimen in some wood processing factory.

xizhimen

Ming and qing dynasties status: go waterwheel designed go water wheel

Is sister of dongzhimen gate, water wheel.The gate is the water ripples on the ceiling.Because the emperor didn't drink the water of the Wells in town, and only drink water from yuquan hill.Until after the establishment of the republic of China, pu yi was kicked out of the palace, xizhimen still every day in the morning to open the door for send water donkey carts to pu yi, warlords period unexpectedly never delay, really didn't know what to say.

DeShengMen

Ming and qing dynasties status: walk chariot

I wish to overcome mean, specifically chariot.Than the north war, so the invasion war, general DeShengMen, also take back toward the meaning of "victory".

AnDingMen

Ming and qing dynasties status: the door of the retreat, dung

This victory for his troops to retreat and retrieve the soldier a girl.Another walk dung.Is due to ditan near Beijing's main dung.