CFPA BBS Top10 of March 2014 – Ming City Wall Relics in Beijing
By Piao Liuzhe
The Ming City Wall Relics Park is a park in Beijing with the longest and best preserved section of the city's wall left from Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). The park is located 3 km from the downtown and extends west from Chongwenmen to Dongbianmen and then north to near the Beijing Railway Station. The park features a 1.5 km section of the Ming city wall and the Southeast Corner Tower. The park covers an area of 38 acres, including 8.2 acres of fortifications and 12.2 30 acres of green space. Southeast Corner Tower, built in 1436, is the largest corner tower left in China.
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