Wei long : the Cultural Successor of Guan Yu¡¯s Hometown
Wei Long, t he Director of Guan Yu Temple in Xiezhou , he has been worked in the culture and the historical relic for many years , made a huge contribution . Under Wei Long leading , bringing into the advanced management mode , offering the best services for tourists , so , the Xiezhou Guan Yu Temple is one of the interests Places , getting the social effect and economic returns . The 17 th China International Guangong Cultural Festival was held in 2006, and the tourists from all over the world took part in this activities , for example , the Guan Yu's descendants , the Chinese people representatives and so on . This activities has promoted the brand effect of ¡°Guangong Cultural Festival¡± , and has enlarged the popularity of Xiezhou Guan Yu Temple in Shanxi province .Through the history rebuilding , it has become the China 's oldest Guan Yu Temple of main buildings , which is the earliest , biggest , best and the most completive Guan Yu Temple at present in the world . In 1985, it was displayed as an important historical relic protection , and passed by the State 4A class travel scenery . The precious construction and the special cultural meaning of Xiezhou Guan Yu Temple is respected as the ¡°Holy Hall of Chinese Traditional Royal Culture¡± . The tomb of Guan Yu's ancestors , known as holy land among believers of Guan Yu culture from home and abroad every year. So , this is Guan Yu's native village in Xiezhou Shanxi Province , and it is the oldest Guan Yu Temple by the Yellow River too , the people from the Yellow River welcome to you .
Li Fengqing inspects the oldest Guan Yu Temple on the 13 th Nov. 2006 .
Song Ping inspects the Xiezhou Guan Yu Temple on the 20 th Sep. 2005 important historical relic protection unit , and it is the only oldest buildings which integrates the tomb , temple and the Guanlin which is the State AAAA class travel scenery area . Guanlin takes up more than 200 mu , all the buildings are decorated
The Mayor , Yu Youjun of Shanxi Province inspects Guan Yu Temple on the 28 th Aut.2005
Wei Long , the Director of Xiezhou Guan Yu Temple (center) , Wang Zhihuai , the Director of Luoyang Guanlin Committee(left) and Zhang Dehong , the Director of Guanling in Dangyang .