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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

After battling the crowds at Tianamen Square walking south for five minutes to this ancient park was just the respite needed. Wonderful colorful landscaping, locals milling about, and the walls of the Ming Dynasty in view. Great way to spend an hour.

Thank Joel C
Reviewed 28 April 2018

This is a very quiet park and good for a picknick or eveningstroll when in the area. There are several picknick tables, and also there are displays around with some historic information. Walked the full length in some 30 minutes, and on one side is...More

Thank Richard-Roadman
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Once these walls were 24 klms in length around the city, now this 300 m section is the only section following their demolition by the Govt in the 1960s to make way for roads and train lines............ If you have been to Xian (Terracotta Warriors)...More

Thank Max P
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I think that it’s fair to say don’t exert yourself to make this a must visit. But I could also be unfair in saying that, as many friends who visit Beijing often remark how sad they are that Beijing no longer has wall round it....More

Thank Ham M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is a nice place to be and look at what must have been a fabulous wall when it extended further. We walked just over a kilometre from west to east and eventually came across the corner tower which is worth a visit, There is...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Great little walking park along the old Ming Dynasty City Wall. The wall's in great shape, all things considered (probably got restored recently), and the walking paths are well-maintained. Lots of families make use of it and I saw several old folks exercise groups and...More

Thank apdemas
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I came across this site accidentally, having never heard of the Ming City Wall, and I was so glad I did. The site as it is today is very well set out with explanatory signs as you walk through the parkland following the 'ruins' of...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Three minutes walk from the Chongwenmen Station. Four minutes from the hotel I stayed in (Xinqiao Novotel). The park highlights the beauty of the remains of the Ming Dynasty city wall, including the Relics of the city wall and a Corner Tower. It is gorgeous...More

Thank liucy752
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
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