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Ming City Wall Ruins Park

Ming City Wall Ruins ParkXibianmen Ming Beijing City Wall Ruins, located at the southern end of West Second Ring Road, built in the Ming orthodox four years. Here the southwest corner of the site is within the city walls, dilapidated, gradually Qingta, leaving only remnants of a hundred meters long. 1987 Municipal Bureau of Cultural Relics Xicheng District Government jointly with the repair walls, retaining seven sections monuments and fortresses fix, transform and beautify the surroundings, making modern civilization, the ancient cultures of Beijing in another landscape. Xibianmen Ming City Wall Ruins built in Ming orthodox four years (1439). West wicket was that one of the seven gates outside the capital city of the Qing Dynasty, Beijing winter tours to which is located between the southern end of West Second Ring Road is now two viaducts. After the junction near the gates of the city and outside the northeast, northwest corner with two each provision of a north inner city, the regulation more primitive, gate pass is only 11 meters high, respectively, and West said Dongbianmen wicket.

History Shangming wall length 40 km, dating back more than 580 years of history. Originally rammed earth walls, orthodox first year (1436) the construction of the tower when the capital nine masonry wall reinforcement package thoroughly to form the walls now design pattern. Approximately 11 m high walls, the top width of 15 meters, 18 meters wide wall base. Therefore, there is a significant closing of the walls from top to bottom. Most of the walls of the 1950s and 1960s were removed. Repair old as the principle of rehabilitation as repair works are in accordance with the ancient city walls, the outer wall using circles or donations collected Old brick. Chongwenmen existing line to the southeast corner of the floor, the walls of the ruins 1.5 km, is part of the former Beijing city wall of the inner city, is the only remaining section, is also a sign of Beijing.

Its floor is the southeast corner of the city 's largest remaining walls corner turrets, was built in the Ming Dynasty orthodox Dynasty (AD 1436), is a national key cultural relics protection units. Ming and Qing dynasties several renovations, is the only preserved Ming Dynasty Beijing turret. Building was built in the outer walls of prominent square pedestal. Desk height of 12 meters, 39.45 meters long bottom, top, length 15 m, height of 17 meters, a height of 29 meters, building area of over 700 square meters. Flat L-shaped, four brick wall, eaves Shanding. House of the outer east, south and west faces two wide, both sides of the provision of the north arrow windows (perforation), a total of 4 layers 144 holes. Kim Joo- 20 in vivo cross floor is the main load-bearing structure of the turret. Junba tall turret, in the form of a special, unique illustration of the Ming and Qing garrison and the tower of the building.

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