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Nanjing City Wall (Ming City Wall)

Nanjing 210001, China
+86 512 6561 0149
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The next choice other than Great Wall of China

There are 2 entrance to the City Wall. If you want to see the whole of Nanjing, this is a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
The remains of the city wall

The city wall ptovides a great view on tge city. It's beautifully decorated with light. Night and... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are 2 entrance to the City Wall. If you want to see the whole of Nanjing, this is a great place to see it. Can walk on top of the wall to experience the ancient Nanjing

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The city wall ptovides a great view on tge city. It's beautifully decorated with light. Night and day alike, Nanjing City Wall is always a good idea.

Thank YouBo94
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Not much to see, just a wall. It's kept up in good shape but what can you say about a wall? Lots of food and things around to pass the time and relax but a wall can only be so exciting?

Thank zuert9
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Walking the Nanjing City Wall is wonderful - see the lake & the city on mostly flat surfaces. The climb up to the wall is steep stairs, but the wall itself is an easy walk. Take bottled water. You can walk several miles if you...More

Thank AllyG520
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

A great city to walk around and explore. And the wall is amazing and to think that it remains after all of these days and years is great. Great for a walk on a nice morning or afternoon.

Thank lookingaroundfornow
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Easy sightseeing , about one hour at slow pace. Educational exhibits in English. There is a fun shopping area just outside gate of City Wall, Hunan Lu.

Thank Andrea2857
Reviewed 4 July 2017

If you like an ancient walls, you should see this one also. But behind the wall is large lake where you sit and rest, or rent some boats to go around the lake. There pedals or electric boats. You will have fantastic view from your...More

Thank Alexandre S
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I went on a week day and had the wall almost all to myself. You can get a really nice view of the lake and the surrounding area, very beautiful and peaceful.

Thank MichaelACE
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We saw the wall and gates at many places, but got onto the wall at the Timing Temple and walked east a long way. There is a good view of the lake below and the mountains with the tombs and memorials as well. Just thinking...More

1  Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 26 June 2017

. . . visit, even if you've visited other walls. Yes, it's similar, but it's also different, especially from northern cities. The bricks are not like many others. Walkway is narrower in many places. Access stairs around the wall are not like many others. You...More

1  Thank 80GlobalTraveler30
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Response from Uli_in_Germany | Reviewed this property |
It depends where you coming from. There is bus from city center but taxi is not very expensive either. Best place is to go to Gate of China as this is the most historic and well preserved part. You can walk on the wall for... More