History • Guangling was first founded485 BC • Changed her name into Yangzhou590 BCEst 610 • Great Canal was completed; Yangzhou became the southern capital of China BC Since • A leading economic and cultural center and major port, especially for salt trade Tang • Different foreigners from middle east and Korea lived hereDynasty • During Qing Dynasty, Yangzhou was still the center of salt tradingManchu • Afterwards, failure of building a railroad led to a decline of the city s
History Go to YangzhouIn history, Yangzhouhas been the symbolof prosperity andromance. Many in March, in thepoems and literature mist of the flowers of springworks werededicated to her.This is composed byfamous poet in Tang －－Li BaiDynasty.
AlleyHistoryToday, much of the Preservedcitys heritage is still Gardenalive within itsnarrow lanes andwell preservedfamily gardenssituated in the oldtown area. Ancient Gate
History historical areas in Yangzhou Guandong Lane China has been developing at a tremendous pace. Rapid urbanization have led to an enormous amount of construction activityAncient Gate which caused numerous cultural loss. First Catholic Church However, in Yangzhou, the old inner city is Wen Chang Ge well preserved—area of 5.1 km2 with over 0.1 City Center million residents living inBreakfast Restaurant Shopping District buildings no higher than 2 stories.
Tourism• One of the first excellent tourist cities in China• One of the “Top 10 leisure cities in China”• Yangzhou is rich in tourist resources, boasting the uniquely beautiful sceneries of rivers and a number of gardens and buildings: • Slender West Lake: the only national-level cultural & tourism model area in the country • Geyuan Garden: one of the four most famous gardens in the country • Daming Temple and the Gaomin Temple, over one thousand years • Heyuan Garden, the most famous garden in the late Qing Dynasty• Over 10 museums including Yangzhou Museum, China’s Museum for Flat Engraving Typography, China Yangzhou Buddhist Culture Museum, the Museum for Potted Sceneries of Yangzhou Style, the Museum for Huaiyang Cuisine, the Museum for Industries, etc.
Slender West Lake The National Key Scenic Spots The First Batch of the AAAA Class Tourist Area The Important Cultural Relic Site under State- Level ProtectionFor video (8’), please For e-tour, pleasevisit youtube visit this site
Other Preserved Gardens Geyuan Garden Yiyuan Garden Wang’s Garden He’s Garden Lotus Park
Cuisine• HuaiYang Cuisine: One of the Great Four Traditions in China• Original flavor of each ingredient• Low oil, low sodium• Ordinary Yangzhou people enjoy cooking and mostly are foodies. Therefore, a variety of food choices provide Yangzhou people with a high quality of life.
CuisineFine Dinner Street StallCold Appetizers Fried Fish Shark Finn Fish’s lungRoasted Piggy Steamed Fish
Lifestyle• In Yangzhou, it is hardly to see anything fast. People here enjoy their lives and take things slow.• A typical weekend day will be: teatime with buns in the morning, go to some parks or play some card games with friends, then have a nice dinner before taking a bath in either a bath house or a hot spring.
A Typical Day Music/ Card Bath/Food Story Game Hot Spring TellingDrink tea in the morning and take a bath in the evening.
TransportationPersonal Public• With the boost • The public bus regained economy, more and its popularity due to the more private increasing traffic and automobiles show up its improved coverage on the road area• Major transportation is • Government promotes still the electric bicycle the public• Many people still ride transportation to bicycle control the traffic and go green
ModernAside from theancient inner city,the other parts ofYangzhou aremodern andprosperous.Especially duringthe night, all thenylon lights aretwinkling, Yangzhouthen becomes theshiniest pearl alongthe Yangtze River.
City’s Feature• Thanks to the absence of the train station previously, we retained the history of the city during the wave of urbanization. Along the entire bank of Great Canal Then we developed there are grass lands as this our own style of city many people exercise here every morning and evening outlook characterized with the perfect combination of the city and gardens.
Living Environment• National Hygienic City• National Model City for Environment Protection• National Garden City 2006 UN Habitat Scroll• National Advanced Of Honour Award City for the Progress of Science & Technology• China Habitat Environment Prize
• Yangzhou is a cultural symbol. Instead ofStrength struggling to emulate other industrialized cities, Yangzhou became• Culture more cultural-centered. • Yangzhou does have her unique culture, but she• Tourism is in need of innovation for cultural diversity to• Environment attract more people. • In 2008, Master Xingyun held a huge cultural festival, of which the form should be learned.
• With many wellStrength preserved gardens, tourism should be the leading source of• Culture income for the city. • It only accounts for less• Tourism than 37% of GDP, which is even lower than the• Environment average in Jiangsu Province. Three key words are proposed for improvement: high-end, leisure and broadcast.
• Yangzhou has manyStrength awards regarding the excellent living environment.• Culture • Yangzhou won UN Habitat Scroll Of Honour• Tourism Award • Subtropical Weather• Environment provides all four seasons, which can be used to promote the tourism
Infrast- • From 1996, Eco City initiative was launchedructure by SEPA. • Since 2001, Yangzhou Municipal Government• Policy has enacted a series of new policies:• Plan – Renovation of old and dangerous houses in the ancient city area• Process – Building demolition in shanty town areas• Old vs. New – Reconstruction of urban villages
Infrast- • Over 320,000 square meters were completedructure by the end of 2008 • Water quality was• Policy improved under the Eco City Plan• Plan • 5.1 km2 ancient urban area is in conservation• Process • Industrial Park was built to the east of the city• Old vs. New
Infrast-ructure• Policy• Plan• Process• Old vs. New
Infrast- • Under the constrainedructure macro economy, the only way to develop the new city is to improve its• Policy education and medical condition to attract new• Plan residents. • A main street traverses• Process the old town. If the road could possibly be• Old vs. New relocated to outside of the ancient inner city, the inner city will be better preserved.
Conclusion Cuisine • Health cooking style Tourism • Various types Lifestyle • Preserved gardens • Cozy and slow • Heritages & paced Museums • LeisureHistory Modern• Well know Sustain- • Well developed• Culture influence new city ability • Improved trading