Shandong spent huge amounts of money to build a "fake ancient city" with free tickets, which initially did not inspire optimism among locals.
More and more people like to travel during their holidays. While relaxing, they can also enjoy beautiful scenery of different rivers, mountains and rivers, and it can also improve our understanding of folk customs. Among all picturesque places, people are most attracted to places with a rich historical and cultural heritage.
A very large amount of money was spent at this place in Shandong to build a fake ancient city with free tickets. At first, locals were not optimistic. Why is this? Let's take a look together.
1. Artificial scenic spots
Our country has a very long history, so there are quite a few historical places here. But over time, many historical relics were destroyed by flow of time.
In fact, there are still not many full-fledged ancient villages and ancient cities left, but rest are deliberately protected by us, and some are open to people.
Modern people are very interested in life of people of past, so they often come to these picturesque places to carefully observe and imagine how people lived in ancient times.
There are also many people with a very business vision who see different commercial opportunities, so they found someone who built a series of scenic spots that mimic ancient buildings without such a long history, attracting tourists to come and see them. Usually we call it an artificial scenic spot.
2. Niulou Ancient City
Today we are going to mention a picturesque place hidden in a city built by labor force. This scenic spot is located in Shandong Province. In fact, there are many historical places in Shandong Province with a very strong cultural atmosphere.
However, during holidays, these scenic spots are filled with tourists from all over country, but there are still many people outside scenic spots who want to come and visit, but scenic spots have reached their limit.
Therefore, in order to meet needs of tourists and protect them from a wasted trip, it is very important to artificially create scenic spots.
The picturesque place that should be mentioned today is a small town that arose in accordance with requirements of time, located very close to city center, only 25 kilometers from it. If you end your trip in a small town, you can also head to city center to experience prosperity of a modern city.
This picturesque place is called Niulou Ancient City. A total of more than 100 million yuan was spent on construction of this facility after completion of construction. If you came to this ancient city for purpose of tourism, When you pass through gate, it is like traveling through time and space, entering this small city thousands of years ago, not a small town. in 21st century, and on road. Pedestrians in our modern long-sleeved trousers remind us once again that we are traveling through a city in real world.
Why is there such a sense of time and space? Because this city has a very strong ancient atmosphere. When designing, whether it is architecture of house, stone flower beds or discreet and nondescript fences, they all imitate ancient buildings to the smallest detail.
Moreover, the textures engraved on these buildings are also very clear and delicate, not to mention that creation time is not very long, and wind and rain have not experienced much, so lines before still well visible.
The patterns on centuries-old ancient city began to fade for too long due to wind and rain, but people can still tell difference between ancient and modern carving techniques through blurred lines. This can help us learn new techniques and styles better.
This ancient city has hotels, restaurants and places to sell snacks. There is also a commercial area meant for people, not to mention Sells has some local delicacies. .
If you come here to play, you can buy some special products in this small town and take them to yourself as a memory of this trip, as a memory of fact that you were here, or, by way, you can also talk about the scenery of this place and give yourself Brought feelings.
Third, why aren't locals optimistic?
When it was first created, locals weren't optimistic about project. Because everyone thinks that now there are many real ancient cities. People may not see all these real ancient cities, and who will come to these man-made ancient cities? And so much money was spent on its construction.
But after founding of this small town, when it began to receive tourists from outside world, locals came here with curiosity to look, walk, find out how everything looks here. And you don't need to spend money on tickets here, so people gradually fell in love with this place. After dinner, they often come here for a walk to digest their food.
In general, this small town is very similar to other ancient cities, difference is probably that this ancient city looks younger and newer than those ancient cities left over from history, and those ancient cities have experienced a lot of history. seems relatively calm, but after thousands of years, this ancient city should also become calm.