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Original title: Jiangxi Longhushan Dashangqing Palace ruins officially opened a park integrating protection, display and exhibition

China News Service, Yingtan, Jiangxi Province, November 19 (Reporter Li Yunhan) On the 19th, the Grand Shangqing Palace Site in Longhushan, Jiangxi Province was officially opened. The site is by far the largest and highest-level royal Taoist palace architectural site in China.

On the morning of November 19, Jiangxi Longhushan Grand Shangqing Palace Site was officially opened.Photo by China News Service reporter Liu Zhankun

The Great Shangqing Palace Site in Longhu Mountain is a Taoist temple architectural site built by the royal family during the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties, located in Yingtan City, Jiangxi Province. It is the core temple relic where the Celestial Masters of all dynasties explained their teachings, preached and taught seal scripts, and held important rituals. The site was rated as one of the top ten new archaeological discoveries in the country in 2017. In October 2019, it was announced as a national key cultural relic protection unit and incorporated into the Longhu Mountain Ancient Building Group.

“The Grand Shangqing Palace is an important part of the ancient architectural complex of Longhu Mountain and is of great value to the study of the development history of Taoism and the architectural art of Taoist temples.” Guan Qiang, member of the Party Leadership Group and Deputy Director of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage, said that the Grand Shangqing Palace must continue to be improved The level of site construction, scientific display of ancient Chinese architectural art and excellent traditional Chinese culture, and the establishment of a comprehensive, systematic and holistic cultural relic protection and inheritance pattern.

Chen Xiaoping, member of the Party Leadership Group and Deputy Director of the Jiangxi Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, said that as a typical representative of Jiangxi’s unique religious culture, the opening of the Dashangqing Palace ruins will definitely allow the cultural relics to travel through time and shine with the glory of the times. It is hoped that the important status and value of the Dashangqing Palace site will be further utilized in the future, the cultural and tourism industry will be made bigger and stronger, and economic benefits will be activated.

On the morning of November 19, tourists visited the ruins of the Great Shangqing Palace in Longhushan, Jiangxi.Photo by China News Service reporter Liu Zhankun

Huang Zhong, member of the Standing Committee of the Yingtan Municipal Party Committee and Minister of the Propaganda Department, said that the official opening of the Dashangqing Palace Site marks that Yingtan City’s cultural heritage has been better protected and inherited, and also injects new impetus into Yingtan’s future cultural relics work. In the future, we will make good use of the cultural resources of the Great Shangqing Palace, continue to maintain the bottom line of cultural relic safety, promote the protection and display of the site in an orderly manner, deeply explore and interpret the connotation and value of the Great Shangqing Palace site, promote the integration of culture and tourism, and make it influential A tourist attraction that helps Yingtan City’s high-quality economic and cultural development.

According to Ni Aihua, Secretary of the Party Committee and Director of the Yingtan Municipal Bureau of Culture, Broadcasting, New Media and Tourism, after many demonstrations, experts believe that the Dashangqing Palace site is the largest and highest-level excavated so far in China, with the clearest stratigraphic relationships and the richest unearthed remains. The Taoist Zhengyi ancestral court site with the characteristics of a royal palace is a major breakthrough in religious archeology.

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On the morning of November 19, tourists used their mobile phones to take pictures of the cultural relic “Green Glazed Immortal Riding a Phoenix” unearthed from the Dashang Qing Palace site in Longhushan, Jiangxi.Photo by China News Service reporter Liu Zhankun

It is understood that in June 2014, the ruins of the Great Shangqing Palace were discovered. After nearly four years of archaeological excavation, a total area of ​​5,000 square meters was revealed at the site, 29 architectural remains such as the Jade Emperor Hall, Houtu Hall, and Sanqing Pavilion were unearthed, and more than 10,000 cultural relics from the Song, Yuan, Ming, and Qing dynasties were unearthed.

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On the morning of November 19, tourists visited the ruins of the Great Shangqing Palace in Longhushan, Jiangxi.Photo by China News Service reporter Liu Zhankun

In June 2019, the construction project of the site started. In March 2023, the construction project of protective facilities for the Great Shangqing Palace ruins and the exhibition project for the Great Shangqing Palace ruins were fully completed. This project integrates protection, display and exhibition, and is a new attempt in the protection and utilization of cultural relics.

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