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Zhonghua Gate (Zhonghuamen Castle)

Qinhuai District, Nanjing 210000, China
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Qinhuai District, Nanjing 210000, China
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Reviewed 11 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.

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

Thank Cameron C
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

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

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.

Thank Billy_Whimwa
Reviewed 6 March 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

Thank Vladimir M
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This huge gate (built some 700 years ago) were so good protected from the enemy, that finally the enemies had chosen other point to break the wall

Thank Zeituni
Reviewed 22 November 2016

it can be accessed via zhonghuamen subway (lots of walking) but i highly recommend you to take a bus there (less walking). not sure whether i been there at the wrong time (just after an exhibition) or the attraction doesn't really deserve the high ticket...More

Thank HD_Lew
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Great gate when it's light up at night. It's a small entrance with a fee. Takes no time at all to walk through the entrance and the gates within.

Thank Bearthoughts
Reviewed 3 November 2016

It's clean and accessable, but not for disabled access. 50 RMB per person seemed a bit step, as it's not as impressive as other walls around China.

Thank TheArchie
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