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Beijing Southeastern Watchtower

Chongwenmen East Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100062, China
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Tower of the Ming inner city wall

The Ming Dynasty Southeastern Watchtower is a massive stone fortification. Attached to the tower is... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The history here is exceptional. Walking distance from hotel

Take a day to see many watchtowers,city walls. Walk to the square and see the incredible Forbidden... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2015
Raj D
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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Chongwenmen East Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100062, China
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Ming Dynasty Southeastern Watchtower is a massive stone fortification. Attached to the tower is a 100 meter section of the original Ming inner city wall which runs into the restored Ming city wall and park. Inside the fort is an art gallery. The watch...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Take a day to see many watchtowers,city walls. Walk to the square and see the incredible Forbidden City.

Thank Raj D
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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
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

I like this watch tower. It is part of the old Ming wall. It is either a mile plus walk along the wall or a mile south of the ancient observatory. I did mot find anyway to get inside at least on the day I...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2013

Easy to find if you use either line 5 or line 1 , I caught line 5 to Chongwenmen then walked east along the remains of the old wall , about 1.5 Km. You then reach the watchtower , entry is only 10 rmb, great...More

Thank Wayne B
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Reviewed 24 March 2013

Bit tricky to find if you are on foot. Surrounded by freeway overpasses but well worth visiting if you are into ancient Beijing. There is a small park on the way which incorporates stretches of the old Ming City walls and its attaches to the...More

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