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Nanjing City Wall (Ming City Wall)

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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. The...More

Thank Leesah65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very well presented city wall similar to Xian. Exits and entrances can be problematic if you just wander along the base of the wall. Excellent views of the lake.

Thank Iain K
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Hobo86
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Erected about 600 years ago by the emperor of the Ming Dynasty. The wall was one of the largest ever built. The whole wall is not there today but much of it remains intact. Nice visit

Thank Reslimpan
Reviewed 29 August 2018

I was unable to go to the top but the wall is breathtaking and in wonderful condition. I suggest looking into the history prior to your visit.

Thank kimpotter5star
Reviewed 27 August 2018

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

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

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

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Reviewed 9 August 2018

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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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

As the City Wall is high and the surrounding buildings are low, you can have a great view of Nanjing. Worth visiting as you can also walk to different gates using the City Wall.

Thank Harry W
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Just spent a few minutes walking along part of this wall, but it is amazing. Great views of the city. Really difficult to realise how old the walls are as they are in such good nick.

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25 July 2018|
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Response from 4aru | Reviewed this property |
I went to the Gate of China (section of the Nanjing City Wall). Closest subway station Sanshan St (blue line) or Wudingmen (Green line). A short taxi ride recommended.
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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