Ming Dynasty City Wall Relics Park
Covering a total area of 38 acres (16 hectares), the Ming Dynasty City Wall Relics Park runs from the Southeast Corner Tower in the east to Chongwen Gate in the west. The park adopts a simple design and highlights the beauty of the remains of the ancient city wall left in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The most important attractions in the park include the Relics of the City Wall and the Southeast Corner Tower. Also, you will see many tall trees and large areas of grassland when wandering in the park. The city wall relics and the Southeast Corner Tower make up about 8 acres (3 hectares) while the nature area covers 30 acres (12 hectares).
Relics of the City Wall
Southeast Corner Tower
Moreover, the Ming Dynasty City Wall Relics Park has become a popular gathering site for local people. They perform Tai-Chi, go jogging, play chess, chat with friends, play the Chinese fiddle, walk dogs, and dance happily. For those who want to learn about the daily life of Chinese people, this is a great place to go. If you are interested, you can join them and have a great time!
How to travel to the park
1. Take subway line 2 or subway line 5, and get off at Chongwenmen Station. Leave from Exit B, and walk east for about two minutes.
2. Take subway line 1, and get off at Jianguomen Station. Leave from Exit C, and walk south for about 800 yards (730 meters);
3. Take subway line7, and get off at Guangqumennei Station. Leave from Exit B, and walk north for about 900 yards (823 meters).
Take bus 29, 39, 43, 44 Inner, 44 Outer, 59, 525, 674, or Special Line 2 and get off at Dongbianmen Station.
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|Ticket Price||Park: Free of charge |
Southeast Corner Tower: CNY 10
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