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Tiger-Running Spring
虎跑泉

4.2/5
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Spring
Recommended sightseeing time: 10-30 minutes
Address: 39 Hupao Rd, Xihu Qu, Hangzhou Shi, Zhejiang Sheng, China
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Phone: 0511-84498660 0511-84423090

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Zhenjiang 5 town Jiangnan Mountain scenic spot 30 tiger run springs on the left side of the mountain road, rumored that the Eastern Jin Dynasty Fa Anzhen Shi first came to the mountain, drinking water difficulties, tiger for him to puddle out of this spring, so the name of tiger run spring. Spring pond, there is a well, spring eyes in the well, water clear, can cook tea. There is a tiger pavilion, a tiger spring pavilion, rectangular, beautiful design. In the Jiajing years, the ancestral ancestral ancestral ancestral ancestral pond was renamed "Wangu Changqing Pool", indicating that spring water was clear and clear all the year round, so the tiger pavilion was also called "Wangu Changqing Pavilion". The stone wall beside the pool was inscribed with the three characters of "Hupaoquan", which was written by Cheng Yong, the Chifu in the Ming Dynasty.

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Introduction

Tiger-Running Spring's current spring head is in a square pool well, with clear water of a quality suitable for tea-making. There is a Tiger-Running Pavilion above for tourists to rest in. In the Ming Dynasty Jiajing era, Yuan Jizu rebuilt the square pool, renamed it to Ancient Ever-Green Pool. So, the Tiger-Running Pavilion is also called the Ancient Ever-Green Pavilion. The pool-side rock walls are chiseled with the words "Tiger-Running Spring," which was written by Ming Dynasty Chongzhen era Zhenjiang magistrate Cheng Xun. The legend says that Crown Prince Zhaoming found it very difficult to find water when he first arrived at Zhaoyin Mountain. One day, as the prince walked along the slope, a tiger bolted out of the forest, whereupon the prince dodged it. The tiger landed at the feet of the prince and dug a deep hole with its claws. Then it roared and ran away. Instantly, a clear spring sprang from the hole.
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