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Zhonghua Gate (Zhonghuamen Castle)

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

I've seen most of the gates through the Nanjing Wall now but this one had eluded me. Yes most of the wall has been partly rebuilt and probably this huge gate fort has been repaired as well but it is stunning. They could hide 3000...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

The City Wall and Gate are a very historic and have a great historical value. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the history of this place.

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Reviewed November 19, 2017

One of the best gates to visit if you want to see how the insides look like and how it was used. You can also use this gate to get to the city wall and walk any direction.

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Reviewed October 27, 2017

Strategically located along the river. Wonderful place to take a walk. We walked from The Gate turned left at the top and walked past the Confucian Temple. Took the stairs down and walked back to the temple. Their was a senior discount of 50% off...More

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Reviewed June 11, 2017

An unexpected treasure. The gate, an entrance to four subsequent gated courts inside the city-girding Ming Wall leads you to an incredibly constructed upper level with very instructive exhibits and handsome relics from the history of this dynasty and including the Japanese massacre of 1937.

Thank Eleni O
Reviewed May 3, 2017

We walked here from the Laomendong village. I really enjoyed it here, seeing the gates up close and reading how it worked was really interesting. You can then walk up to the middle level, where they have information about the history of the city gate,...More

Thank Cameron C
Reviewed April 25, 2017

I loved visiting this gate! It was really close to the metro line and the Confucian Temple Area. The gate itself is amazing with multiple courtyards and gates. I remember thinking how difficult it would have been to take over the city because of the...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2017

Of the four gates we saw, this one was the most interesting. The gate leads into several courtyards, all fortified to create a miniature fort. You can do archery in one of the courtyards and we were luckily enough to see some of the weight...More

Thank Victoria O
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

The gate itself is pretty cool to see. It's a Ming Dynasty construction so historic value is interesting. Atop the wall you can rent a golf cart and ride along the wall.

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Reviewed March 6, 2017

Colossal gates. In fact, this gate 4 and 7 courtyards, joined together, intended for 3,000 defenders of the city. These gates were part of the city wall erected by order of Hun - the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty, in 1368 - 1386 gg....More

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