CHANGLE ANCIENT VILLAGE

Lanxi

Overview

It is said that “Changle” comes from the name of Zhu Yuanzhang. Formerly known as Keng Village, at the end of Yuan dynasty, Zhu Yuanzhang against Zhejiang, army on the road by Keng Village, troops more than a month. He saw villagers innocent, honest, diligent in cultivation, the people happy, and heartfelt sighs: “this Changle village! “Subsequently, the” Changle “and preserved in the name of, and finally evolved into the” Changle “.

More than 100 exquisite ancient building from the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties remain.

Ancient architecture in Changle

Jin Dazong Temple: built in the Ming dynasty for 33 years, with nearly 400 years of history, ancestor worship Kim and within prestigious and ancient ancestors, inflexible implementation of land. Jin Lu Xiang portraits hanging within the temple. GateHouse magnificent, hanging “best look” plaque. Ancestral Bluestone holding drum is set at the main entrance, large high quality, light and pleasant, extremely rare.

Clouds House: built in the Yuan dynasty period (1341~1368), Wang Yun Lou, the whole building diaolianghuazhu, high relief and beasts and Peony patterns such as clouds, exquisite realistic, very ornate, beam timber giant, now backward two-storey hall is still intact. Clouds building houses can survive in Yuan dynasty, extremely rare, experts call it “South House of gold”, “floor thousands village.”

Arch and wall are also highlights of the ancient buildings of Changle, scholars workshop, the Qing emperor Yongzheng of the Ming Chenghua period eight years (1730) built Jie Xiao Fang, during the reign of Qing emperor Yongzheng screen wall glyphs on Yin Street and days before the time arranged, roomy … … Starting from here through Changle on ancient buildings, seemed to enjoy a Grand picture of song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties, and all political, economic and cultural development during the period of Republic of China history.

Changle folk “ceremony”

Changle, a rich folk culture, which is one of the most talked about the “ceremony”.

Legend 359 lantern, Zhu Yuanzhang, came to long, when long was a traditional folk activity “ceremony”. Years is the longest object, optional high virtue as guest, followed by a section, to sanbin, for all guests. Program is a gift, praise, reading law, classification of content for all ages, on the virtue, don’t rape samples, the same sinners. Zhu Yuanzhang after attending the ceremony, deep feelings. Later, he used the Imperial letters patent, the orders to the national promotion, time scheduled for Zhu to attack Jin hua and Zhu Yuan-Zhang Jinhua, leave days, in early October, and the first lunar month. “Ceremony” in the Ming dynasty lasted for a long time.

As early as 1989, Changle village was listed as a key cultural relic protection units of Zhejiang Province, in 1996, the Changle, Zhuge ancient buildings as the fourth batch of national key cultural relic protection units.