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The Iron Bell pass
Also known as maple watchtowers, iron bell customs, built in the Ming Jiajing thirty-six years (AD 1557).According to local records, since the 1554, the Japanese incineration gate, Fengqiao area, a year later, and from the midnight raid xushuguan. Suzhou army fought bravely, finally wipe out the bandits. In order to defend the city of Suzhou, to strengthen the defense of the city gate of Chang maple, maple watchtowers built -- iron bell customs.
When there are watchtowers built at the same time with maple Fengmen and Mudu two, but so far have not. Therefore, Suzhou became the only well preserved iron bell customs Anti Japanese customs building sites. On the morning of April 27, 1949, Chinese people's Liberation Army 29 army 85 and 86 normal Fengqiao started the liberation of the city of Suzhou first shot, after the rout of the maple, iron bell customs line Shoudi into Suzhou City, the ancient city of Suzhou proclaimed liberation. Therefore, Suzhou is also an important place in Fengqiao iron bell customs patriotic education. The iron bell customs as the provincial cultural relics protection units.
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