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Nanjing City Wall (Ming City Wall)

Nanjing 210001, China
+86 512 6561 0149
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Great spot to walk

Walked the length of the wall which was super relaxing in the afternoon. Find the concept of the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Take a look on the bricks

Leaving the Jiming Temple, we took a 5 minutes’ walk to the Nanjing City Wall. Current Nanjing... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed yesterday

Walked the length of the wall which was super relaxing in the afternoon. Find the concept of the wall very intriguing.

Thank Thorpie77
Reviewed 5 days ago

Leaving the Jiming Temple, we took a 5 minutes’ walk to the Nanjing City Wall. Current Nanjing City Wall is built in Ming Dynasty, some 600 years ago. In order to cope with the winding landscape, unlike most of the Chinese City Walls (e.g., Xi-an),...More

Thank liucy752
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the best preserved city walls in Asia I’ve come across. Great views and some interesting artefacts. Unfortunately not wheelchair accessible, but once you’re up on the top it’s suitable for all ages.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Start the wall walk at the Jiming Temple pagoda, if you can make the climb. The scenery is terrific, and you will experience both the inner wall near the pagoda, and the lake wall. At the lake wall, I suggest walking north to the gate...More

Thank RockiesExpert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is right next to he Jiming Temple. You can visit the temple and climb up to the city wall where you will find beautiful scenery of the city s well as the lake that the walls are surrounding. This lake was the naval training...More

Thank Ömer Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in November 2017, great to walk around, with great views of the city and river. Highly recommended if visiting Nanjing

Thank 276satex123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are ample spots around the city to visit the Nanjing City Walls. As we only wanted a whistle-stop tour of the wall we were advised to go to the part of the wall at Taiping Gate where the entrance fee also includes a visit...More

Thank Eilidh M
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

It's easy to get to and the section we went to is right next to the Jiming Temple, in fact I believe you can access the wall from the temple by going over a small bridge. There was a small exhibit inside one of the...More

Thank Writerboy
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Lovely place to walk and see different parts of the city. We accessed it by the lake and then walked past a number of gates

Thank jo49
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Not far from the city center, and very convenient to visit. We were here last month, the autumn view was amazing.

Thank Ryan H
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28 March 2016|
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Response from Uli_in_Germany | Reviewed this property |
It depends where you coming from. There is bus from city center but taxi is not very expensive either. Best place is to go to Gate of China as this is the most historic and well preserved part. You can walk on the wall for... More