China News Service, Liaocheng, September 1 (Zhao Xiao) The exquisitely structured Aotou Rock, the Guangyue Tower that is deeply influenced by the canal culture, the only remaining Canal Chaoguan in the country... The deep historical and cultural accumulation of the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal has given the "Jiangbei Water City" "Liaocheng, Shandong has left many precious cultural heritages.

Among them, Linqing, located at the intersection of the Zhangwei River and the ancient canal, was born and prospered by the river. It insists on protecting and inheriting the cultural heritage along the canal by integrating resources, business types, and cultural tourism. Fusion, let it rejuvenate the times.

Media reporters walked into Chaoguan Pass of Linqing Canal for interviews.

Zhao Xiaoshe

  In 2014, China's Grand Canal was successfully applied for the World Cultural Heritage, and the Linqing section of the Huitong River and the Chaoguan Pass of the Grand Canal became important nodes.

The reporter recently followed the cultural and tourism integration of the Grand Canal National Cultural Park sponsored by the Shandong Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, and walked into Linqing, Liaocheng, which is known as "prosperity over the two capitals" and "rich Jiaqi County".

Media reporters visited the Linqing City Museum for interviews. The picture shows the Linqing tribute bricks displayed in the museum.

Zhao Xiaoshe

  The reporter saw at the Canal Chaoguan that there are still some well-preserved official residences of the original Chaoguan, and the buildings are mostly blue-grey tile roofs.

It is understood that the Chaoguan Pass of the Canal is the only existing Chaoguan site along the Grand Canal, and it once ranked first among the "Eight Chaoguan Passes" in China.

Zhu Feng, director of the Linqing City Culture and Tourism Bureau, said that the city plans to divide the Chaoguan area into a historical exhibition area, a residential improvement area, a hotel and folklore living area, etc., and realize the benefits of world cultural heritage through construction, performance, and interpretation. The purpose of the general public will be to further explore the canal culture through methods such as condensing cultural traditions, highlighting regional characteristics, creating a space environment, and implanting boutique business formats.

Zhao Qingan, the city-level non-genetic inheritor of Linqing tribute brick firing skills, introduced the production process of tribute bricks to media reporters.

Zhao Xiaoshe

  In order to better integrate and develop the canal culture and tourism, Linqing City not only pays attention to the repair and protection of cultural relics and ancient buildings, but also strives to promote the rational use of cultural heritage.

"We are advancing the exhibition and display of cultural heritages such as Chaoguan Pass, Aotou Rock, and Dagoba of the Canal. Through cultural exhibitions, we will continue to improve the tourism function of cultural relics units." Carry out environmental improvement, implement projects such as greening on both sides of the river and repairing bridges and gates, and initially build a canal heritage park that integrates nature, history, and humanities.

  Walking into the Linqing Weijiawan Tribute Brick Cultural Transmission and Exhibition Base, Zhao Qingan, the municipal non-genetic inheritor of Linqing Tribute Brick Firing Technique, introduced more than 10 manufacturing processes of the Tribute Brick to reporters.

During the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the tribute bricks arrived at the capital by water transport and were used to construct royal buildings.

Zhao Qingan learned from his father and not only inherited this skill, but also has the courage to innovate, combined with the art of brick carving, so that Linqing tribute bricks can be integrated into modern life in a new form.

"At present, Linqing tribute bricks have not only continued their'love' with the Forbidden City, and have become a unique item for the renovation of the ancient buildings of the Forbidden City. They have also further expanded their popularity and helped more villagers find employment and income through research trips and popular science experiences."

Linqing Wanyuan with the connotation of the canal culture carries out intangible cultural heritage admission activities.

Zhao Xiaoshe

  Linqing Wanyuan, with the canal culture as its connotation, digs into the cultural heritage of the ancient city of the canal through intangible cultural heritage park activities.

Liu Yating, curator of Linqing City Cultural Center, told reporters that the local tourist attractions explore the path of integration with intangible cultural heritage to enrich and enhance the cultural connotation and format of the scenic area.

Taking the Linqing intangible cultural heritage display and experience as the theme, many intangible cultural heritage projects such as drum driving, dragon lanterns, dough sculptures, guzheng, martial arts, Peking opera, etc. are displayed in the scenic area for tourists to visit, experience, and purchase, enhance experience and entertainment, and promote cultural tourism Fusion.

The inheritor of Jin's Guzheng performed in the Wanyuan Scenic Area.

Zhao Xiaoshe

  Zhu Feng said that under the guidance of the Grand Canal cultural theme, Linqing City will fully integrate high-quality resources in the next step, so as to achieve integration and integration, promote tourism with culture, and promote the in-depth integration of culture and tourism.

"Continue to increase the overall protection and inheritance of the heritage along the canal, put the protection of heritage in the first place in the construction of the Grand Canal National Cultural Park, and systematically explore the cultural value of the canal to build the Grand Canal cultural tourism brand." (End)

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