Twin Towers Mountain
Towers mountain tourism cableway to Twin Towers hills
office door square as a starting point, via Twin Towers
scenic area at the foot of the mountain, straight on another
famous landscape " ape-man stone ", total length
of 800 meters, 88 meters elevation. Important cableway
runs through the scenic attractions, can let you travel
more relaxed, comfortable, fully. Chengde city 30 miles
south-west, there are two north-south row of a huge rock
column, stand shoulder to shoulder, like the pagoda, each
tower a peak, named Twin Towers mountain. Two peaks of
roughly the same level; North Peak thick, 40 meters high,
74 meters in circumference. South peak is rough, the circumference
of 34 meters. The Twin Towers hills along steep, too high
to be reached, no one in modern times go up, peak Zhuanta
who, when, why the building, can make nothing of it, has
been a mystery; today through a telescope, the north peak
of the brick tower about 2 meters high, conical, no door.
South Peak Brick Tower North to south, 5 meters high,
square, side length of 2 meters, the door about 1.5 meters
high, 1.3 meters wide, four corners of the wood according
to, have iron out, hanging bells.
East, West, South three wall is brick seam,
the north wall of the sealing straight stubble. In 1976
before the north wall crack width is larger, at about
20 centimeters, after the Tangshan earthquake, pagoda
not only did not fall, but put together fissure; "
Chengde Prefecture " records: " the East Tower
( South ) on top of the temple, built by unknown person,
has collapsed, next to a small Steles engraved "
Wang Xian " three words ". Ji Xiaolan Qing
Dynasty, " notes of Yuewei cottage " said:
" villa West Twin Towers peak, Maxine Hong Kingston
opposition, looks like a two floor, pull up, no way,
or night smell a bell sound through it, and a cloud
exchanges. Qianlong Geng Chen ( fifty-five years, 1790),
ordered to guard the official structure of wood staircase,
sent people get treated, and a peak around one hundred
and sixty, a house, the house Yijiyi censer, for stone,
engraved three words of Wang Xiansheng. A peak around
the sixty-two step, a leek two Xiaqi, Cheng Zhen square
garden are built, is not the human have to. " The
book also said: " the straw sandals - double the
incense burner, there are books on the table one ".
" From the Shuangfeng Li Xu, temple Abbot Wuzhen
cloud: Qianlong Ren Yin ( forty-seven years, 1782),
a thunderstorm, Twin Towers, the falling of a stone,
this is for the temple, however only crude piece, China
Chengde tours its side like the Buddha. " "
Notes of Yuewei cottage " is fiction, contained
in the matter of credibility is also not credible, but
Mountain Resort Museum has retained a stone, presumably
Ji Xiaolan said piece of stone. On the Buddha patterns,
gesture, backlight pattern identification, like a relic
of the Liao ago. The top of Twin Towers on the "
small temple" (pagoda ) age of the building should
be in the Liao dynasty.