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I expected to see more about the history of the wall. Perhaps, the special features of the wall, e.g. the calligraphy on the bricks should be given a little more prominence, as this could easily be missed if you are not aware of it.
Nexus holidays took us through Nanjing and i was surprised to see a fully intact unbroken wall that surrounds the city. It was completed by the Ming dynasty. Apparently the japanese imperial army could not break through for 6 months as the troops behind the...More
When you hear about walls in China, everybody thinks of the Great Wall first. However, the City Wall around Nanjing is very impressive in its own rite. It's taller and wider than much of the Great Wall and encircles the large city of Nanjing, which...More
All over China you will see walls, which were used as a means to protect the inhabitants from invaders. Unlike the European castle, the Chinese walls are spread over a larger area and include a bigger piece of land - which means that they tend...More
I am not into history. Sites like this is not my cup of tea. But for those that do want to learn about the history of places, and are history buffs, of course this is an excellent stop. Entrance is free, as it should be...More
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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
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 miles there.