In ancient times, Panshan was called Panlong Mountain, Sizheng Mountain and endless Mountain. Pan Longshan, because of his thin winding, shaped no directional potential such as dragon, so the name. Sizheng Mountain, because it is a peak protrusion, especially beyond, honeycomb lotus petals, all around the same, so the name. Wudian Mountain, Spring and Autumn period, Pan mountain in the Wudian country within the scope of the mountain name. Pan mountain name come, a Yuan Dynasty Taoist Ji Zhizhen said, the ancient Tian Pan Mr. From Qi to dwell: a Qing poetry monk Zhipu said, the Eastern Han Dynasty, the name of the city Tian Chou had lived here in seclusion, named Tian Pan Mountain, meaning Tian Chou had lived here. After called pan mountain.
According to the Annals of Panshan, beginning with Cao Cao, Emperor Wudi of Wei, Taizong of Tang, Taizong of Liao, Shengzong of Liao, Shizong of Jin, Kangxi and Qianlong of Qing Dynasty, and other emperors visited Panshan, built buildings and temples there, and left more than 300 stone carvings on the cliff. Emperors and ministers, literati, men of faith, wander into the mountains. There was an endless stream of Buddhist worship. As far back as the early Tang Dynasty, Li Shimin, Emperor Taizong of the Tang Dynasty, visited this place on his way back to the East. He praised it endlessly, reciting a poem, "How can you enjoy a tour, why outside Xiangcheng" and highly praising the gorgeous scenery of the Panshan Mountain. To the Ming and Qing dynasties, 72 temples and 13 pagodas were built here, palaces and terraces were everywhere, and the situation was unprecedented, becoming a holy place of Buddhism with extremely prosperous incense. During the Tang Dynasty, when Buddhism flourished, Panshan Mountain and Mount Wutai in Shanxi Province called each other east and west, so it was called the "Five Eastern Stations". The quiet natural scenery and numerous Buddhist temples have attracted an endless stream of men and women, and a large number of literati and writers or come to meditate and worship Buddha, or to visit the mountains, leaving countless poetry and ink treasure, tablet inscriptions, and legendary stories, adding a lot of cultural landscape and unlimited interest to the Panshan. The Qing Dynasty Kangxi emperor into the mountain 9 times, the emperor Qianlong the first tour panshan Xiangqi, can not help chanting "early know there is panshan, why the south of the Yangtze River"! He ordered the construction of the vast scale of tourism palace "Jingzhi Villa" in the Shandong Province, the development of Panshan peak extremely, after which he went to this tour 27 times. The emperor not only left the palace to deal with the government, but also as a summer resort. In ORDER to APPRECIATE THE scenery OF THE villa, the Qing emperor spent a huge amount of money every year, choosing traditional Chinese gardening techniques and collecting the essence of the North and South garden art, so that Jingji Villa became a magnificent and beautiful royal garden.
However, in the first half of the 20th century, due to war damage and disrepair, most of the buildings no longer survive. During the Anti-Japanese War, Panshan area was one of the revolutionary bases in eastern Hebei. The Japanese army implements cruel "three light" policy, Panshan many Buddhist temples destroyed in the war and the destruction of the enemy, but Panshan sunny LAN Diecui beautiful scenery still makes a person loving. After liberation, a martyr cemetery was set up at the foot of Panshan Mountain for future generations to pay their respects.