Completed in December1995 year, the Time square occupied13,000 square meters, up square is 3,000 square meters, got down the square 10,000 square meters, its unique occupying to entire square not in same lever. Up square is the Haibin park’s front door square, constructs has the length more than 60 meters double row arcs colonnade, stand to look the sea , colonnade has 9 white marble relief which reflect the Zhanjiang opening to foreight conntries modern time. Cause those white marble relief and the square looks has history, culture and artisti color chararter. In front of the porch the square made of square brick which collect a world map , the sign is engraving the course which Zhanjiang Harbor and nine big world’s grade harbors distance (nautical mile). The east side of arc the porch where is view of marine bench, the resident leans against a railing far looks, will receive the whole scenery of the bay.
The time square ground made up red, brown and ash tricolor square
bricks, which made a huge world map, in the chart marks Zhanjiang the
position, also sections out the world nine famous ports: Tokyo, new
Canada toward, Sydney, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, New York, Hamburg,
Marseilles and St. Petersburg, side engrave Zhanjiang Harbor to be away
from these nine harbors the marine course. This map had been showing
Zhanjiang takes a view of the world, indicates Zhanjiang emulates to
the international famous port city, want to works as famous port city.
This idea of the Time square makes people awaken to the truth. If you
interested that position, might as well enters this big map, looking
for these ten harbors the position. Perhaps can from be full of humor
and wit gets an inspiration.
The down square located center concourse inside the Haibin park, walking along the both sides stairs of Time square, enters the center concourse inside of Haibin park, feeling beauty and stylish, lets your sense wide sea, lelaxed and quited, you will see 5,000 square meter hard material squares and 4,000 square meters lawns squares. It has a outdoor stage with distinctive style, the ancient typically street light, european-style big vase, having originality the coconut tree’s porch and "south sky looks the sea" huge stone, but also some many not well-known difference flowers in all over the year. That clump, which a piece by piece big coconut tree forest, scattered and organized full with garden, showing special southern part of China style city. Through coconut tree forest, obviously see marine wave light shine with connecting, sea-bird dance in the wind, the huge ship come, while the speed boat has not shuttled back and forth, these scenes made remember one line in a poem whick wrote of the one tlhe national leader, called Dong Biwu "the coconut tree densely to stand, the fishing boat distant floats" and another line in a poem by Ye Jianying "coconut tree made the scene brilliance ". The famous stainless steel statue erected in the square, it means"hoists the sails and twrestle with wave, moves towards the world", the state image for Zhang Xiaodong goes to ses, who is world windsurfboard champion, she originally came from Zhanjiang , constructed in 1985.
The time square construction color uses the light apricot tone, the color is sprightly, with the blue sky, the sea, the coconut tree shine, has formed the rich tropics seashore landscape, both the tropics character and style and had the historical culture the traveling showing for tourist, it seems Zhanjiang history’s living room.
What’s for 9 white marble reliefs in colonnade ofTime square . First picture: The background is Maxie sea, anchors a French merchantman. That was French merchanman Noin 1701 comes China in 1701, because avoid the typhoon and stayed nearby Nansan Island, left stranded 6 months, seeing the harbor was fine, then quite measures the canal, drew up the map to give to the French government.
Second picture: French Guangzhou bay ministers bureau. It means after French defeated armyof Qing dynasty, was compelled to sign "Guangzhou Bay Foreign settlement Treaty" in November 16, 1899, from this time on the Guangzhou bay degenerated into France.
Third picture: Naozhou lighthouse, ,Changqiao wharf, Dongti road . The general idea is in 1899 the French authority constructed the lighthouse in the state island (Still to use, it has been famous ancient lighthouse in world), constructed Changqiao wharf in West coast of Maxie sea, was called "the Xiying port", belong to Dongjing Bureau of French authority management duty free commercial harbour, from this time the Guangzhou bay port was officially open to the various countries.
Fourth picture: Cunjin Bridge. Memory 1898 - 1945 the Zhanjiang people revolted against French and the Japanese invader's during 1898-1945, finally Japan surrendered, France returns the Guangzhou bay, called Zhanjiang in August 1945 year.
Fifth picture: The Dongfanghuili Bank of French former site (now industrialand commercial bank sub-branch), in the roof is fluttering the Five-Starred Red Flag. It meam the Chinese People's Liberation Army and the Guangdong Guangxi the garrison attacked and captured the Kuomintang final stronghold in 1949 year, Zhanjiang announced the liberation.
Sixth picture : A row train starts from the Zhanjiang south station. That was in first July 1955 year the Lizhan railroad is open to traffic, from this time Zhanjiang became the important open up to the outside world port of big southwest in China.
Seventh picture: Ten thousand ton huge ships anchor in Zhanjiang Harbor. The ten thousand tons huge ships of Polish anchors Zhanjiang Harbor in October1956, after that time Zhanjiang Harbor officially begin to using.
Eighth picture: Offshore drilling platform. Recorded in 1988 west part of the South China Sea the first oil well to well out the oil.
Ninth picture: Zhanjiang economic development zone. On May 4, 1984, State Council announced Zhanjiang is one of the nation first batch of 14 open coastal city, and the authorization establishes the Zhanjiang economic development zone, from this time Zhanjiang enters the economical, the social rapid development new time.