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

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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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  • Visit in Sept 2015. There are also performance during certain time of the day. The place is also near to Xi'an street food where you can find lots of halal food there.  more »
  • For me, this was a highlight for Xi'an. The wall is enormous. It can be walked, but it would take three or four hours to do the entire circuit. the most enjoyable way to see it is by bike. I was.....  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
  • Definitely rent a bike cause it will take super long for you to tour by walking
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