5 mysterious legends about the Great Wall

The Great Wall is considered the national symbol of Chinese culture and culture. Many interesting stories and legends about this work were formed during construction and passed down through many dynasties. It is these legends that attract many visitors to visit the world's longest city wall.

1. Manh Khuong Nu seeks her husband

This is the most famous and well-known story among the legends about the Great Wall. The story takes place in the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC). Pham Hy Luong and husband Manh Khuong Nu, were arrested by the court to build the Great Wall. By the winter, she knit her shirt for her husband and went to search for her husband to give the shirt.

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Statue of Strong Female.

Manh Khuong Nu went along the length of Truong Thanh, asked many people and finally received the news of her husband's death buried under Truong Thanh. She was sadly crying and crying 3 days and 3 nights, water mixed with blood. Her cries echoed 800 miles of the Great Wall, collapsing a rampage, revealing her husband's corpse. She buried her husband and jumped into the sea. Today, in Son Hai Quan District, Hebei Province, there is a shrine dedicated to Manh Khuong Female. This story has been told in books, folk songs and traditional plays. Almost every Chinese knows this story.

2. Family education

The most famous legend about Judaism is about a man named Yi Kaizhan in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), he was very good at arithmetic. He calculated that they would need 99,999 bricks to build Gia Duc quan. The manager did not trust him and said that if he miscalculated even one member, the workers would have to work hard for three years.

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Sex education on the Great Wall

When the gate was finished, a brick was left and the manager was very happy, ready to punish them. However, Yi Kaizhan said that the brick is a fairy placed there, just moving a bit will make the wall collapse. Therefore, the bricks are left alone and today it is still in the tower of Mandarin Family. Another version says that Yi Kaizhan correctly calculated the number of bricks to use but added a tablet to the manager's words.

3. Legend of Ly Son radio

This story takes place in the period of the West Chu (1122-711 BC). King Chu has a queen named Bao Tu, a beauty who has an excellent beauty. King Chu loved her very much, but Bao Tu never laughed.

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Queen Bao Tu is a great beauty

A constitutional official that launched the Ly Son fire could frighten people and make the queen laugh. King You liked the idea. People were fooled and the queen smiled at the chaotic scene. Later, when the enemy invaded West Chu, King Chu burned the tower to ask for help, but the vassals did not come because they were deceived once. The king was killed by enemy forces and Tay Chu collapsed.

4. Xifeng Kou Fortress (translating 'Happy Reunion' )

Guard of the Great Wall must be on duty year-round. That makes them not only sad but their families and relatives. A young soldier came to protect China's northern territory along Changcheng for many years and was not allowed to take leave. He only had an old father living alone in his homeland.

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Statue of soldiers placed in the Great Wall

The father was very old and feared that he would never see him again. Therefore, he went to the area where the boys were on duty to meet him, maybe the last time. When he came to the dharma palace, he happened to meet his son again. He also recognized him and the two hugged and laughed. Unexpectedly, both died at the meeting place. To commemorate the father and son, the fortress where they met was named Xifeng Kou ('Happiness reunion'). They represent thousands of soldiers and families who have been separated.

5. Kim Duong

About 60 km north of Beijing, one section of the Great Wall was named Huang Hua Cheng (translating "Huanghua Dai", the golden flower fort) because in the summer, the entire area was covered by yellow flowers. . Hoang Hoa Dai began to be built in 1575 in the Ming Dynasty and was led by General Cai Kai. Zhang passed on, they took years to complete this Great Wall. When General Kai Kai returned to the imperial city to report to the emperor, some of the great envoys were jealous with the emperor that General Kai Kai spent too much money and the quality of the passage was very bad. The Emperor was so angry that he ordered the execution of General Cai immediately.

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The section of Hoang Hoa Dai on Truong Thanh

Some time later, the emperor sent a trusted person to inspect the part of General Cai. He returned to report that the section of Hoang Hoa Dai was very solid and elaborately built. Regret for being too impatient to cause the death of General Cai, the emperor sent people to build tombs and monuments to commemorate the loyal general. The Emperor also wrote the words "Jin Tang" (temporarily translating "Kim Tang" - meaning firm and persistent) and ordered the person to carve on a large boulder beneath his sincerity. Therefore this section is also called Kim Thanh.

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