Xian 12 City Walls South Gate

© Dennis Kraft

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Xian 12 City Walls South Gate

The South Gate also called Yongning Gate is the showpiece of the wall and was re-opened to the public on September 6th, 2014. Official ceremonies such as a visit by Michelle Obama are carried out here. The South Gate also has two museums, the Barbican and the Archery tower. The Xian city walls are under consideration as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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