Chibi Old Battlefield of the Three Kingdoms (220 - 280 AD) is wbelow the Battle of Chibi took area. It is one of a couple of ancient battlefields still staying in China. The battle field is alengthy the middle reaches of Yangtze River, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) northwest of Chibi in Xianning City and also 160 kilometers (100 miles) southwest of Wuhan City in Hubei Province.

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Battle of Chibi - An Example of How the Weak can Defeat the Strong


In 208ADVERTISEMENT, Cao Cao led his army of 260,000 soldiers southward and lived in a big area. He met the allied pressure of Sun Quan and Liu Bei in what is currently Chibi. Although Sun and Liu just had actually about 40,000 to 50,000 soldiers in complete, they beat Cao. After, the two forces were at a stalemate on 2 sides of the Yangtze River. Later, the Sun and Liu side came out an principle. They collection fire in the direction of Cao’s army. With the aid of southeastern wind, the Cao’s army was on fire and severely damaged.
After the Battle, Cao Cao went back to the north and Sun Quan and also Liu Bei both took a part of China to the southern of the Yangtze River, laying structure for the creating of Three Kingdoms, respectively Wei Kingdom of Cao Cao, Wu Kingdom of Sun Quan and also Shu Kingdom of Liubei.
On the riverside cliff of Chibi Mountain, tbelow are 2 carved personalities “Red Cliff” interpretation Chibi in Chinese. The personalities are both 150 cm (60 inches) lengthy and also 104 cm (41 inches) wide. It is said that they were sculpted by Zhou Yu, a general of Sun Quan, through his sword after they defeated Cao Cao. At that time, the whole location was lit red by fire, so the name “Red Cliff” and the fight is recognized by people as the Battle of Red Cliff.
It is on Chibi Mountain along the Yangtze River. It’s sassist that it was the command also write-up of Zhou Yu throughout the Battle of Red Cliff, from which Zhou could overlook the army of Cao Cao. The existing pavilion was rebuilt in 1936 in standard Ming (1368 - 1644 AD) and also Qing (1644 - 1911 AD) empires style. It is hexagonal, supported by 6 pillars and via six sharp and unwarping roof corners.
This is shelp to be wright here Zhu Geliang, the counsellor of Liu Bei prayed for a southeastern wind to assist Zhou Yu. It is located on the peak of Nanping Mountain to the southeastern of Chibi Mountain. With a room of 310 square meters (370 square yards), it has 2 rows of structures, through the standing of substantial shots involved in the Battle of Red Cliff inside. On its left, there is an exhibition hall displaying ancient tools and also pottery; on the best side is a rest allude for tourists.
This ginkgo tree via a elevation of 10 meters (33 feet) is 1,800 years old. It is sassist that this tree was planted by Pang Tong, additionally a counsellor of Liu Bei, and also it was the only living thing which had actually observed the Battle of Red Cliff.
This temple is mainly offered to worship Guan Yu and there is a big statue of Guan Yu inside. Guan Yu, general of the Kingdom of Shu, is not just a historic hero, but has actually end up being an invincible presence for the Chinese civilization. Guan Yu is the embodiment of justice and also righteousness. He have the right to drive away evil spirits; therefore, he is the door god in many type of areas to proccasion evil spirits from entering the residences so civilization worship him to pray for health and also peace. Except for these, Guan Yu is also the Mammon in Taoism, therefore, world likewise worship him for great riches.Tbelow are likewise Wuhou Palace, Zhou Yu Stone Statue, Fengchu Temple, Chibi Stele, Chibi Exhibition Hall, Sculpture Garden of Three Kingdoms worth visiting below.
Take a train to Chibi North Railmeans Station. The train is obtainable from Wuhan, Yueyang, Xianning and also many kind of big cities in China. If coming from Wuhan, the duration is about 40 minutes.

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Then take a taxi to Chibi West Coach Station at around CNY 10. After, take a coach to Ancient Battlefield of Three Kingdoms. The coach departs from 06:00 to 18:30 eextremely 30 minutes; travel time is about 40 minutes and ticket fare is CNY 10.
Admission FeeOpening Hours
CNY 150 for adultsCNY 75 for youngsters of 1.3 - 1.5 meters (1.4 - 1.6 yards)Free for children below 1.3 meters (1.4 yards)
March - August: 08:00 - 18:00February - September: 08:30 - 17:30