|Bozhou: brief description for tourists who wish to visit Bozhou|
Bozhou, a famous historical and cultural city as well as one of thefirst excellent tourism cities and the Herbal Town of China, iswith rich cultural tourism resources.
More than 3,700 years ago, the ancient Emperor Tang of Shangdynasty set his capital at nowadays Bozhou; at AD 221, Cao Pi, the2nd emperor of Wei dynasty nominated Qiao (nowadays Bozhou) as theaccompanying capital and ranked it together with Xuchang, Chang'an,Luoyang and Yecheng as the "Five Capitals"' Liu Futong at the endYuan dynasty supported Han Lin'er to be the emperor and establishedthe Longfeng regime where Bozhou was selected as the capital.Therefore, Bozhou is also mentioned as "the ancient capital forthree dynasties". In 1986, Bozhou obtained its nowadays name as acounty-level city and was listed as a famous Chinese cultural andhistorical city by the State Council at December of that year. In1998, Bozhou was awarded China Excellent Tourism City and wasimproved to be a prefecture-level city upon the approval of theState Council in May 2005. Long history brings special historicaland cultural frames to Bozhou, including prehistoric culture,ancient capital culture, Lao Tzu and Chuang Tzu cultures, religiousculture, Wei dynasty culture, traditional Chinese herbal culture,ancient trade culture, liquor culture and folk culture, etc.