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Zhonghua Gate (Zhonghuamen Castle)

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its better to visit this area before going to the Great wall, this is a kind of added experience to that ... will be charge 50 RMB for adult, for university students they do not charge, so better to bring your student ID with you....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank travel_with_chamila
Reviewed 24 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KatePnz
Reviewed 27 June 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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Aaron K
Reviewed 20 November 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AirtjE
Reviewed 28 October 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 12 June 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.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Eleni O
Reviewed 4 May 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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank CameronC111
Reviewed 25 April 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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank nickpolson18
Reviewed 8 April 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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Victoria O
Reviewed 7 March 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.

Date of experience: March 2017
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