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XiAn City Wall

in Xi’an, an ancient capital of China, represent one of the oldest, largest and best preserved Chinese city walls. It was built under the rule of the Hongwu Emperor (i.e., Zhu Yuanzhang) as a military defense system. It exhibits the “complete features of the rampart architecture of feudal society”. It has been refurbished many times since it was built in the 14th century, thrice at intervals of about 200 years in the later half of 1500s and 1700s, and in recent years in 1983.The wall encloses an area of about 36 square kilometres (14 sq mi)

The Xi’an City Wall was proposed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site by the State Administration of Cultural Heritage of the People’s Republic of China in 2008. UNESCO included the site in the tentative List of World Heritage Sites under the title “City Walls of the Ming and Qing Dynasties” as a cultural heritage designee under Criterion iii & iv. In March 1961, the Xi’an City Wall was fully approved as a heritage site as a National Historical and Cultural Town

XiAn City Wall

► Chinese Name: 西安古城墙
► Address: XiAn City,ShaanXi, China
► Area: 21,219 mi²
► Tickets:54 RMB/per
► Recommend tour timehalf Day
► phone: +86 29 8727 2792
► Offical Website: http://www.xacitywall.com/
► circumference: 13.74KM
► Opening Time: 08:00AM-22:00PM
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XiAn City Wall Overview

Located in the center of Xi’an City, the Xi’an City Wall measures 12 meters high, 18 meters wide at the base and 15 meters wide at the top. It is 13.7 kilometers long and the length of the east, west, south and north walls are, respectively, 2590 meters, 2631.2 meters, 3441.6 meters and 3241 meters.

It has four gates; Changle Gate in the east, Anding Gate in the west, Yongning Gate in the south and Anyuan Gate in the north. The existing wall was built between 1374 and 1378, making it over 600 years old.

It is the oldest and most well preserved ancient city wall in all of China. In 1961, the State Council announced that the Xi’an City Wall was included in the first batch of national important historical sites that received special preservation.
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门票:54元一人 学生票半价
Admission Fee: 54 RMB/Per

Cycle Rental Fee
Fee:1person BiCYCYLE—40RMB/100MIN;deposite:200RMB/PER
2-PERSON BiCYCYLE—90RMB/120MIN,deposite:200RMB/PER
3-PEDSON BiCYCYLE—60RMB/100MIN,deposite:200RMB/PER
By eco car with one cycle around city wall —80 RMB/per

自行车租赁:城墙上 的租赁单人自行车40元/100分钟,双人自行车90元/120分钟;三人自行车60元/100分钟。 B、租赁时可以交押金200元,或者有效证件(一般都是身份证)。交押金可以随时退车,退车可在东、西、南、北等城门退车点还车

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  • XiAn City Wall.one circel around city wall need about 50 mins
  • at south gate.there is history cultrue show at AM 9:00 10:30
  • XiAn City Wall:every east west south north gate have bicycle rental service
  • XiAn City Wall tickts free when 15th day of every month
  • XiAn City Wall,8th—13th of every month,you can book the free tickets
  • kids under 1.2m and senior above 70 years old—free tickets

How to get to XiAn City Wall

By Metro
Metro Line:2 ,stop at YongNingMen (永宁门)
Xian Subway Line Map
By Bus
BUS lINE:6、11、12、16、23、26 to south gate
By Taxi
Practical Chinese for taxi driver:
请载我们到西安城墙永宁门
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