The site of ruins is situated in yellow soil platform along the northern bank of Xinkai River. Being an ancient cultural site in New Stone Age, it was first discovered in 1977.
The site used to be the location for a typical village of a primitive maternal commune in a period of prosperity. The whole site covers an area of 178,000 square meters, 25,000 square meters of which is used for habitation. The houses in the village were densely built, each is 3-5 meter apart. The biggest house in the center of the site occupied an area of more than 100 square meters. The layout was similar with that in Banpo Culture. It was confirmed by Chinese Academy of Social Sciences that the site has a history of 7,200 years.
The site is abundant in cultural relics including stone tools, ceramic tools, carbonated grains and cores, which showed primitive farming was developing. Among the unearthed relics, the carbon product and wood carvings were most precious.
Xinle Ruins is listed as cultural relic under provincial protection. In 1984, a museum was built at the site.
Location: No.1 Longshan Road, North Huanghe Avenue, Huanggu District, Shenyang
Entrance Fee: RMB 20
Opening Hours: 8:30-16:30(May 1st-Oct. 31st) ；8:30-16:00(Nov.1st-April 30th)
Transportation: Take Bus No.217, 236 or Electric Bus No.6 and get off at Xinle Remains stop.
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