Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang), Xi'an

4.5
Must see · Ruin · Tourist Spot
Built in the 14th century during the reign of the first Ming emperor, Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) has survived bombings, fires, and erosion and remained an important landmark. Surrounded by a deep moat, this section of the wall spans 13.7 km (8.5 mi). Constructed to optimize protection against invasion, the structure therefore includes a complicated system of gates and 98 ramparts. Today, visitors can walk, bike, or ride in a battery car across the gate. By using our Xi'an itinerary maker app, you can arrange your visit to Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) and other attractions in Xi'an.
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  • My preliminary plan was to take a night walk on top of the wall. But didn't plan well. But luckily, the second morning was cool, very comfortable to take a walk. General description: weekend fun...  more »
  • The ancient city wall is cool considering the history and you will want to spend time inside the walls with the trendy restaurants, bars and Muslim quarter but being on top of the wall isn't too...  more »
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  • It can be a tourist trap if no prior research was done to visiting. South gate is the most scenic by far, with obvious view of the Bell tower. Recommended to head over at 5pm as ticket is only a one time entry, place transform at night with the lights on which gives the whole area a different look
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