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Address: Longting District, Kaifeng 475000, China
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A really nicely restored wall, similar in many respects to what there is at Xi'an but not so commercialized. It is lovely to walk around it or walk on it, and quite easy to find.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2014
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Shanghai, China
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is a lovely gate/wall and is particularly beautiful at night when it is lighted. The gate has a drive through where cars drive. The best photos are those taken from the middle of the road but I wouldn't advise doing this as it can be really dangerous. The architecture is very similar to the Xian City Wall but not... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

The sections of the city wall that you see in Kaifeng are reconstructions. If you want to see original sections of the wall, there are artifacts of the various eras of the wall in a very small archaeological cross section of the wall. This looks more like a pit in the ground with some bricks thrown in. Even for a... More 

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Thank MEMworldwide
Beijing, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

One of the most disappointing cities you can visit in China, Kaifeng is surrounded by a wall that offers direct views onto badly reconstructed sections of town, abandoned buildings, or building that are far beyond repair though people still live in them, and, about 100 meters from the west gate, next to a food market, a river/canal that is so... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Its more beautiful at night. Plenty of place to snack around both at day and night. Also near a market with many interesting stalls.

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Thank Jinnie2013
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

A really nicely restored wall, similar in many respects to what there is at Xi'an but not so commercialized. It is lovely to walk around it or walk on it, and quite easy to find.

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Thank Gary M
Noida, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013

This little city is very different. It has on the surface a combination of different religions more so than other cities in china. It has Buddhism, Taoism, kong zi also. Its only 1 level high as all the dynasties before it have been flooded and its hasn't been rebuilt on like other cities. I think this element makes it amazing... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

The city wall is OK and you can climb up on it in certain places. West Gate for example has a small food museum (all in Chinese) housed in the gate house at the top and an open excavation of the previous gates that have stood there. The actual gate and wall section are heavily reconstructed and, even though it... More 

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