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Site of Ming City Wall Park

No.9 Chongwenmen East Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6527 0574
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No.9 Chongwenmen East Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Ming City Wall Relic Park. It was an inner city wall built in 1419 during the Ming dynasty and used to measure 40 kms long. It now stretches about 1.5 km from Chongwenmen to the South-East Corner Watch Tower. It was directly across from...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This could easily be just a short trip of an hour, but we happened to go when there was the gala opening at the art museum housed in one of the guard towers on top of the wall. You pay to climb onto the wall...More

Thank KarenTraveling
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Park is near the Beijing Railway Station and adjacent to the hotel I stayed. Beautifully well-maintained grounds. Very peaceful, especially considering you're right near the highway. The watchtower is at the end of the park and only cost 10yuan to visit. The park runs along...More

Thank whagzan
Reviewed 6 September 2016

About 800 meters West of the Beijing Railway Station (at the 1st major intersection) is the entrance to the park. There is a relief mural showing the area in Ming times - this Watch Tower and Gate were the main terminus of supplies coming through...More

Thank BrianEShenyangChina
Reviewed 22 April 2016

It's directly accessible from exit B of the Chongwenmen metro station on line 2 or 5. From here, you'll be on the west end of the park. Continue east along the length of the 1.5 km section of wall to the Chongwenmen Gate. It's the...More

Thank Paulo D
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Walk here and feel a sense of history and escape. The view is nice, the trees and sitting spaces just outside the walls give you chance to rest and take it all in.

Thank Raj D
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We had to wait a while before being allowed to go in and were given instructions not to take photographs there. We climbed up to see the restored tower and saw some relics.

Thank marianneongll
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This is avery quiet area so a must see. The wall has been restored along with the watch tower. In fact you can still see pat of the wall flow into the horizon from one perspective. The watch tower has an art gallery in it...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 5 July 2015

There is a restored tower at one end of this you will start or end there. I din't see many plaques to explain anything but, it is a wall and that is the main thing here

Thank Asiantraveler53
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

If you are in the area this is a nice green space near the Beijing railway station, lots of locals excising and a dog walking area. It is a nice place with some history and if in the area a worthwhile visit.

Thank Chris101111
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