Located in the Guanghannanxing County in Sichuan province, the Sanxingdui got its name because of three towering yellow hills in the Chengdu plane and it has been the national key cultural relic protection unit and the ruin site of the “Green Bronze Period” in the north-west China. It is the representative of the earlier culture of the Yangtze area and the earliest culture that has been known in the letter history until now in China, which characterized by both the Baodun Culture of the ancient Shu country and the Jinsha Culture with a long history of about 2,000 years.
The Sanxingdui has broken a plenty of the world record and among which some are listed in the World Record Association in the follows: 1) the earliest and tallest Bronze Tree in the world whose weight is 384 centimeters, it is judges as the hibiscus tree in the ancient fairy tales. 2) The earliest gold scepter in the world whose length is 142 centimeters, diameter 2.3 centimeters and weight about 700 grams with some emblazonry such as human heads, fish and birds engraved on it. 3) The biggest and most intact statue of the bronze great standing person in the world, known as the king of the bronze statue, is 262 centimeters high and 180 kilograms weight. 4) The biggest bronze lengthways-view human statue in the world with its height 64.5 centimeters and the distance between two ears 138.5 centimeters. 5) It produced the most bronze human head statues and masks one time in the world reaching 50 pieces.
The historical value of the finding of the Sanxingdui in the field of history features the following important meanings: 1) It helps people to reknow about the Bashu culture; 2) It spreads the bronze culture over the world. 3) It expresses the national worship of the Chinese people.
Travel information: 1) ticket: 80 RMB/adult for the Sanxingdui Museum and 5 RMB/ adult for the garden visiting. 2) Ways to go there: Take the long-way Shifang bus in the Chengdu bus station and get down in the Sanxingdui in the mid-way with the distance of about 1hour drive and price of 6 Yuan; besides, there are non-stop tourist cars to the Sanxingdui from Chengdu.
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