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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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Xi'an City Wall (Chengqiang) and many more Xi'an attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Xi'an vacation builder.
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  • Had a blast riding a mountain bike at the top of the city wall here for an hour. It is safe and really easy to do as there are not many visitors here crowding. Gives you great feel of the area.  more »
  • Well worth a visit whilst staying in Xi'an. Cycling around the wall was one of the highlights of our trip.  more »
  • Great place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Makes absolutely great walk or bicycle round. Very scenic with the towers. Traditional music coming from the speakers adds to the atmosphere es...  more »