Baotu Spring [Jinan, Shandong]

Baotu Spring is located in the center of Jinan, in the middle of Baotu Spring South Road and Wuyuan Street, Qianfoshan in the south, Quancheng Square in the east, and Daming Lake in the north. Baotu Spring Park covers an area of ​​158 acres. It is a characteristic garden based on springs.

Baotu Spring, also known as the threshold spring, is the source of Laoshui. It has a history of 2,700 years. Baotu Spring, three caves concurrently, the sound is like a hidden thunder, Fengyuan springs, water flows like a round . The spring water is constant at about 18 degrees Celsius throughout the year. In the severe winter, the water on the water is suffocating, and the mist is deep. On the one hand, the spring pool is sparkling, on the other hand is the pavilion and the golden wall, which constitutes a wonderful wonderland on earth. The famous writers, philosophers, and poets such as Zeng Gong, Su Shi, Zhang Yanghao, Wang Shouren, and Pu Songling all have Yinquan who can t help but leave their beautiful writings for their will.

The Guanlan Pavilion on the west side of Laiquanchi was built in the fifth year of Tianshun in the Ming Dynasty. The stone tables and stone benches in the pavilion can be used for visitors to rest and enjoy the spring. The Guanlan inscribed on the west wall was written by a calligrapher of the Ming Dynasty. The first spring stone inscription was the ink of the calligrapher Wang Zhonglin during the Tongzhi reign of the Qing dynasty.. On the north shore of Quandong Lake, the building with clear windows and clear water is the well-known Penglai Club, also known as Wangheting Tea Club. Imagine that the two emperors of Kangxi and Qianlong had to sit here in the water and enjoy the spring. After tasting Baotu spring water, all the Beijing Yuquan waters brought by the South Tour were replaced with Baotu spring water. Therefore, there is a saying that runze spring tea tastes more true and do not drink Baotu water, and you will lose the tour of Jinan.

There is a large group of ancient buildings on the north bank of Baotu Spring, commonly known as the Three Halls. The southernmost Yuanyuan Hall, three rooms and two floors, Xieshan flying eaves, was built in the Northern Song Dynasty. On the pillars of Xiaxia, the famous poem written by the Yuan Dynasty writer and calligrapher Zhao Mengzhao: The sound of Daming Lake sounds strong. The font is vigorous and powerful, and the poetry is vivid and vivid. There are two halls behind the hall, originally E Jiang Temple, which is now rewritten as E Ying Temple. The world built a temple in honor of Shun s two concubines, Emperor E, and Ying Ying. On the transparent walls of the three halls, more than 30 cubic stone inscriptions are inlaid, all of which are celebrities poems. Precious precious and extraordinary is the Double Royal Monument in the courtyard, which records the inscriptions and poems of Kangxi Spring, Qianlong and Lintuo Spring, marking the extraordinary status of Bao tu Spring.

The Baixue Building at Shiwanquan, south of Baotu Spring, was built to commemorate the Ming Dynasty writer and the leader of the last seven sons, Li Panlong. The original building no longer exists. In 1996, the original building was rebuilt with Baixue Building. The integrated dramatic stage was completed in the same year. Various theatre performances based on Peking Opera are held here all the year round, and it has become a well-known performance center in the country and the world. The Cangyuan in the southeast of Baotu Spring is said to be the place where Li Panlong once studied. There are three halls and two courtyards in the courtyard, surrounded by outer corridors, surrounded by curved corridors, and strange flowers and trees in the courtyard. The Wang Xuetao Memorial Hall was built here in 1987, with more than 200 paintings on display throughout the year.

Located on the west side of the park, the environment is quiet and the scenery is pleasant. Wanzhu Garden is the middle of the park in Baotu Spring Park. It covers an area of ​​18 acres and is composed of 13 different courtyards. There are famous springs in the water, Baiyun, Donggao, etc. It is a private garden with unique style. It was built in the Yuan Dynasty. The prime minister Yin Shizheng of the Ming Dynasty and the poet Wang Ping of the Qing Dynasty were the owners of the garden. The warlord Zhang Huaizhi occupied the garden and built it to the present scale after several years. It was officially opened to the public in 1984. The famous Chinese painting master Li Kuchan Memorial Hall is located in the park. The 18 exhibition halls displayed more than 200 calligraphy and paintings and cultural relics. It is by far the largest calligraphy and painting memorial in the country. The park also displays more than 200 pieces of ancient Ming and Qing furniture and cultural relics fo r many years. Wanzhu Garden is based on the northern courtyard courtyard, combining the characteristics and style of Jiangnan classical gardens. It is surrounded by curved corridors, the courtyards are connected, and the buildings, halls, pavilions, and ginseng are scattered. The wood carvings, stone carvings, and brick carvings in the garden can be called San Jue was included in the Atlas of Chinese Traditional Houses in 1993. It is an extremely valuable cultural heritage both in terms of garden art and historical relics.

Baotu Spring Lantern Festival has a long history. Since Tang Xuanzong decided that the fifteenth day of the lunar calendar is the Lantern Festival, Jinan has a custom of lighting lanterns at night on that day. Since the first lantern festival was reconvened in 1965, it has become a tradition and is one of the larger lantern festivals in Jiangbei. The Baotu Spring Lantern Festival has a distinctive theme and outstanding features, integrating lantern art and folk culture. It is held every year on the first day of the first month of the lunar calendar and lasts for one month. It has become a major cultural brand and a major winter tourism project in Jinan, Quancheng.

Baotu Spring has a long history of chrysanthemum appreciation. As early as the Song Dynasty, there was a record of a generation of poet Li Qingzhao appreciating chrysanthemums. From the end of the 1970s, Baotu Spring began to hold chrysanthemum exhibitions and chrysanthemum cultural activities. Since then, it has formed a tradition and is held every year from the end of October to the end of November. At the beginning of the cold and warm, the best chrysanthemums in Quancheng gathered in the beautiful Baotu Spring. The chrysanthemums are in full bloom and colorful, and the shapes of various chrysanthemums all show the characteristics of the times and a strong sense of life. In the chrysanthemum exhibition booths, chrysanthemums, mountains, stones, paintings and calligraphy complement each other, just like the exhibitions of fine arts , which are breathtaking.

趵 Baotu Spring Water Culture Festival is held every year in late September. It usually lasts about ten days. The Spring Festival is rich in content and exciting. Culture and arts such as opera singing, folk activities, calligraphy and painting exhibitions, Baotu Spring performances , acrobatics, etc. have attracted a large number of tourists.

I guessed since the first National Controversy of The Spring of Baotu in 1994, and it has continued to this day. During the Spring Festival each year, the lantern riddles created by masters and enthusiasts of lantern riddles from more than 20 provinces, cities , autonomous regions, Hong Kong and Taiwan, and Thailand and Singapore are hung in the gallery of Li Qingzhao Memorial Hall. The activities generally last from the fifth day of the first lunar month to the thirteenth day of the first lunar month, and sometimes continue to the thirteenth day of the lunar month depending on the situation, and sometimes it is advanced or extended as appropriate according to the situation. The Spring of Concussion national lantern riddle exhibition guessing activity is very well-known both at home and abroad, and lantern riddle enthusiasts from all over the province often come to appreciate fan guessing, and the number of participants has reached 100,000.

Baotu Spring Qushan Yihai began in the late 1980s. It draws on Peking Opera, Lu Opera, Liuzi Opera and other dramas, gathers talents and plays Xiao Yun by Baotu Spring. The Baixuelou opera stage is filled with Beijing rhythms every day. Whenever weekends and holidays, Baixue Stage, Baotu Springs, Wanzhu Gallery, under the rattan stand, multiple operas, multiple scenes, professional and amateur troupes come together, Peking Opera, Lu Opera, Quyi, Liuzi Opera and other plays show different colors.

The history of Baotuquan tea has a long history. Baotu spring water is clear and sweet. Using this water to boil tea, the color is pure, mellow and delicious, and the tea protrudes from the edge of the bowl without overflowing. A famous writer in the Northern Song Dynasty, Zeng Gong, had a praise verse that Zhongrong Dongru Wen is often early, and moisturizing spring tea is more authentic. In the 1930s, the Penglai Tea House, Xieyuan Tea House, and the tea stalls around the spring in Baotu Spring were quite flavorful. At present, Baotuquan Pinya is concentrated in Wangheting Tea House, Tongyuan Tea House, Wanzhuyuan Tea House North Gate Tea House, and the Quanquan Pinya Night Plaza at night.

The Longdu International Hotel (five-star standard, luxurious foreign-related) located in Beiyuan Road, the commercial center of Jinan City, and the Shandong Guidu Hotel (three-star) in Shengping Street are all well-known, and priority can be given to accommodation.

Jinan is famous for its delicate fragrance, freshness and pure taste. One of the special characteristics of Jinan cuisine is the use of broth. Sweet and sour carp, diced chicken, Jiuzhuan large intestine, soup burst double crisp, milk soup Pu Cai, Nanchang , Yuji Grilled Chicken, Jinan Roast Duck and so on are all famous Jinan dishes. Jinan s famous flavor snacks are: pot stickers, soup pots, pancakes, sugar pancakes, Rohan cakes, money crisps, steamed honey three knives, dumplings, etc .

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