Walking around Dongguan Street in Yangzhou, you can feel the contribution of Huizhou ancestors in Yangzhou history. The south of Jiezhou Bookstore was the place where Yangzhou Cultural Activities Center and humanities gathered together. The founder of the Ma Brothers was Qimen people of Huizhou. The history of Chinese salt industry, the history of Qing Dynasty, the history of commercial culture, and the history of Yangzhou all mention "Erma of Yangzhou". On Dongguan Street in Yangzhou, Xie Fuchun, a centuries-old Chinese name, is the founder of Xie Hongye from Huizhou. No wonder the folk proverb "Yangzhou is the most beautiful woman in the world" uses Xie Fuchun's perfume. Therefore, Yangzhou folk proverb - "Beauty is fragrant, poor people half a year's grain.
Yangzhou is really a garden city, a city with rich cultural connotations. Dongguan Street has many old brands and snacks. Steamed cakes and lotus root dumplings are recommended. They are delicious and inexpensive. In fact, there is a Lane called Caiyi Street near it. I think it belongs to the old street of the city. It is also very tasty to walk slowly, and there are many delicious places in it.
Donghuanmen Ancient Street is very quiet, much quieter than Dongguan Street next door! East Circle Gate is an ancient street in Yangzhou. It runs east-west, West to Guoqing Road and east to Guanxiang Lane. It is about 700 meters long. It is parallel to Wenchang Middle Road, Yangzhou East-West Main Road. It is famous for preserving a large number of ancient Ming and Qing dwellings, especially those of salt merchants. It is one of the historic blocks protected by Yangzhou.
Donghuanmen and Dongguan Street will become Shuangdong historic blocks. Although many of them are newly renovated, they are very well designed and skillfully connected with history. There are fewer busy and quiet places than Dongguan Street. There are not many people. There is a sense of traversing time and space when walking here. Business is inevitable, but not many, and overall it is better.
When fireworks go down to Yangzhou in March, people who come to Yangzhou usually go to see a garden, He Garden and Dongguan Street. Once in a while, you come out of a gate (which door you don't remember) which is Dongguan Street. You walk on Dongguan Ancient Street. There are many old-fashioned stores, snacks and artists, which make you feel like crossing antique. It's worth going.
East Circle Gate" Ancient residential area is located in the old urban area, where is a good place to taste the life of the people in Yangzhou, with a strong flavor of life. I found a traditional barber shop that had already disappeared in a big city and could enjoy a traditional service for only 4 yuan. The chair is a traditional barber's chair with a circular back, which can be rotated, lifted and laid flat. April is the third month of the lunar calendar, so I happened to be "Yangzhou in March fireworks", so Yangzhou in spring is the most beautiful season.
There are many famous scenic spots in the historical block of Donghuanmen, such as Wang's small garden, pot garden, etc. These scenic spots were well known before the introduction of the historical block of Donghuanmen. The whole block is still under development. It is suggested that we should arrange less travel time and visit Wangshi Garden for one hour.
During the Zhengde period of Ming Dynasty (1520), the Eastern Circle Gate was built by Li Rui, who was transported by salt, to protect the transfer of Huaihe River and Huaihe River. After rebuilding, enter the door, on both sides of the street with local characteristics of various shops, attracting tourists to shop.
The Eastern Circle Gate was formed in the Ming Dynasty. During Zhengde's reign, the Salt Transport Envoy Department built three gates on the east, South and north sides of the city because it was alone. The East Gate Tower was called the East Circle Gate, and formed a street about 700 meters long to the east. There were several alleys beside it, which became the salt merchants'habitat. There are many cultural relics and monuments along Donghuanmen Street. From West to east, there are Donghuanmen Gate Tower, Huyuan, President Jiang Zemin's former residence, Qingxi's former residence (Confucian Liu Wenqi's former residence), Wangshi Xiaoyuan (provincial cultural protection unit); the west end of the street is facing the former Salt Transport Envoy's Office, while the east end is Qionghua Guan. Nowadays, there are many hotels and inns in the big house.