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Nanjing City Wall (Ming City Wall)

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Address: Nanjing 210001, China
Phone Number: +86 512 6561 0149
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One of the few Walls that is a Must!

I spent the morning walking around the lake and then a good few hours exploring the wall, which was great. Even though its not as impressive as the Great Wall or Xian its still... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent the morning walking around the lake and then a good few hours exploring the wall, which was great. Even though its not as impressive as the Great Wall or Xian its still pretty cool and a great way to understand the history of Nanjing. Off you go then!

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Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nanjing's city walls are certainly impressive. But I preferred the walls at for example Xi'an, as you can cycle at the top of them (whereas in Nanjing, you can just walk along the walls at the bottom). Still, there are quite a lot of footpaths along the bottom of the walls, so walking along them makes up for a nice... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was taken to this place by the conference organizers. Its a beautiful place and you get one of the best views of the Nanjing city atop of this wall. It is rich in its heritage and gives a deep insight into the defenses of the Ming dynasty. The view especially of the sunset from the top of this wall... More 

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The wall is great to look at and has a lot of history to it; unfortunately, a lot of the history you will have to find on your own. I do recommend seeing it and looking into the hostory

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A formidable structure, left intact at least 700 years. Some 200-years old cannons on the top. Number of gates of different sizes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i walked the wall from 4pm to sunset. It was wonderful - peaceful without the noise of the city and with few crowds but able to see all the city old and new. only cost 30rmb too - a bargain

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several wall entrances within Nanjing and the one that appeared in the google map section can be accessed at the exit of Jiming Temple. Some of the walls can be accessed for free but most require a ticket to enter.

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Thank HD_Lew
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with a couple of friends onto the Nanjing city wall, the section near Zhonghuamen. There the walkable (or rideable, bike rental at the start) part is about 4km long. Very nice views of the city. While being on the wall notice the inscriptions on the stones, these are ancient quality control marks. Enjoy the walk.

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Thank SongshanSam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive wall which provides an opportunity to walk along sections an enjoy the contrasting views from each side. Take snacks and drinks to enjoy a few hours

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun to walk on the wall and see how the town was protected. Views at all points were stunning. Walking the wall was difficult as it is uneven.

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