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It is nice to see this remnant of another age still standing, although heavily rebuilt I imagine. I walked the section near the Nanjing Museum as I wanted to stay close to the metro. Not as impressive as Xian’s city wall, but good exercise.
With reportedly one of the longest city circular walls in the world, this defensive structure was built to protect the Ming Dynasty in the 1300's. For me the most interesting aspect was that individual bricks in the wall were "signed" to indicate where they were...More
Thought the wall would've been a little more special, with more history narratives, but it's pretty much just a wall. Much wider than the Great Wall, so it looks more formidable and impressive in terms of scale. The carved calligraphy on the bricks are probably...More
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
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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.