Shiyang Ancient Town
town only 30 km away from the city Dayao drive all the way along
the front line of the flat asphalt from the north west county road
with peak turn, sometimes tortuous, sometimes straight, passing
a dozen small roadside village, all the way there Qifeng rocks,
there are lush vicissitudes trees all the way down to the front
line, they unwittingly embrace occupying the town. Shiyang, sinking
salt mining since the Western Han Dynasty, is the rich Yunnan Salt,
the salt of the seventeenth century was the heyday of Shiyang, although
hand workshops annual salt reached more than nine hundred thousands.
Several southern provinces, border neighbors, are able to enjoy
the white snow white Salt proud. Many merchants and officials dynasties
" immediate lifting division," the rotation, so Kunming
tours to admired Shiyang beings aspire to become valuable place,
but also to the way place located in the mountains of Shiyang impact
on multiculturalism. "Li Zhen folk schools, set off for Streams
law, building towers Square to training style."
Shiyang, ancient Shirai, located northwest of
Chuxiong to Dayao County, 35 kilometers from the county, land area
of 407 square kilometers, with a total population of 27,668 people.
It is a long history, rich cultural heritage of the town. Historically,
the Central Plains culture and Yi culture collide in this blend,
Confucian culture, salt, culture, Buddhism, Taoism, Islam and other
religious and cultural interactions between here, leaving a brilliant
history, culture and customs. Shiyang radius of not more miles and
Ming had established spiritual source, Zhang Gong, green radish,
Longquan, Dragons College and more than five free school, private
school hall, various cultures clash, blend, bred with the existing
characteristics of Shiyang Shiyang culture. Despite the destruction
of many historical vicissitudes and natural disasters, but still
retained many of the long historical relics, and its rich cultural
heritage, in August 1995, was named for the first three Provincial
People's Government of historical and cultural one of the town.