The Argument of Chiyou’s Hometown and Anhua’s Tourism Environmental Design
|Course||Art of Design|
|Keywords||Chiyou Chiyou’s hometown Meishan culture Anhua tourism environmental design|
With the development of tourism, people’s travel demands are no longer satisfiedwith traditional natural tourism, but gradually change to cultural tourism. Historicalfigures and their residences as the cultural heritages which can reflect localcharacteristics and the important cultural tourism resources has get unprecedentedattentions. Therefore, there are many different versions of Chiyou’s hometown.Inwhere,difficult to draw a conclusion,domestic regions have Hebei Zhuolu, ShandongYanggu, Hunan Anhua, Xinhua, Longhui, etc.; international regions are South Koreaand Japan. Korea’s historical novel The Emperor Chiyou respects Chiyou as theancestor of Korea and titled him of Emperor and Warlord. It is said that Korea isoperating to take the ancestor Chiyou to declare a World Cultural Heritage after itsnatched the right of protection of “Dragon Boat Festival”. Therefore, the argument ofChiyou’s hometown is imminent. The author took site visits and interviews repeatedlyon the basis of massive consults of ancient literatures, and combined with the relevantfolklores, customs and research results of experts and scholars, then argued thatChiyou’s hometown is in Siyou villiage, Anhua town, Hunan Province today from thelevel of geography, place names, historical documents, folk-customs, remains, as wellas relics.The Meishan culture founded by Chiyou and his descendants belongs to Chinaroot culture, which has become the most valuable cultural industry and tourismresource of modern civilization by the continuous accumulation, inheritance anddevelopment for thousands of years. From this point of view, this paper took theprotection and promotion of Meishan culture as the foothold and did a research of thetourism environmental design of the entire Anhua in the context of Meishan culture,the paper took the humanistic background of protect cultural resources, improvenatural environment and create green ecological environment as the theme, thenproposed new ideas to Anhua’s tourism environmental design with Chiyou’shometown at the centre.This is also the innovation of this paper.