Zhengding South Gate (Changle Gate)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Megrim1888
N 38° 07.764 E 114° 33.917
50S E 286599 N 4222972
Quick Description: This gate is located in the south of the town and is also known as Nanchengmen.
Location: China
Date Posted: 9/8/2012 2:53:01 AM
Waymark Code: WMF83H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
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Long Description:
The original wall dates back to the Northern Zhou Dynasty (557-581 A.D.) and was made up of an outer wall and an inner wall with a total length of 24km.

On Feb. 18th, 2010 a fire broke out and burnt the two-storey wooden attic down. The rebuilding work was launched on early March under the principle of “preserving the old style” with the budget of two million RMB and finished in July, 2010.

It's possible to visit the gate where there is a small exhibition on the town and photos of the wall and gate before and after restoration.
Type: Remnant

Open: 8am - 5.30pm

Fee: Not listed

Related URL: Not listed

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