Zhonghua Gate (Zhonghuamen Castle), Nanjing

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Reminiscent of a castle, Zhonghua Gate (Zhonghuamen Castle) has long served as a strategic protection against invaders. The best preserved gate in Nanjing, the ancient capital of China, stands as a monument to the architectural genius of the Ming dynasty. Explore the complex, 27-vault structure, known as the "treasure gate" because of the military provisions kept by the soldiers who lived here. Climb to the top of the wall to enjoy the cityscape of Nanjing under the glow of the red lanterns that line the aisles. You can take a guided tour to learn more about the history and construction of the gate. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Zhonghua Gate (Zhonghuamen Castle) by using our Nanjing trip builder .
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  • One of the best gates to visit if you want to see how the insides look like and how it was used. You can also use this gate to get to the city wall and walk any direction.  more »
  • Ming dynasty walls is one of the doors was in. .. One is well worth a visit. You need not bother to reach far well?
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  • The South Gate of China's Nanjing City, located in the internal Qinhuai River, formerly known as a treasure. The Citadel is the largest fortress-style bulwark in the country, and is considered to be the most well-preserved and complex castle in the world, Fort Barriers Bulwark. The city gate is grand, with ingenious designs and complex structures.
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You won't find a shortage of accommodations in Nanjing, a modern metropolis long on the radars of domestic and international tourists. Look south of the main railway station, following Central Road, to find the primary districts where visitors stay, with clusters of high-rise hotels--some luxurious and others standard, but all comfortable. A number of smaller boutiques set in formerly residential buildings provide atmospheric, well-maintained, and budget-friendly options. Take a look at the side streets around Central Road for a wealth of hostels and guesthouses.
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