Section from Dongshui Pass to Jiqing Gate: Dongshui Pass-Wuding Gate-Fugui Tower Relics of the Southern Tang Dynasty-Yuhua Gate-Zhonghua Gate-Changgan Gate-West Ganchang Lane-Jiqing Gate-Xishui Pass (about 6km)
Entrance ticket: 50 yuan
Opening hours: 08:30-20:00 (after 17:00, those holding evening ticket of City Wall in Southern Front can only climb the city wall from the North Gate of Barbican of Zhonghua Gate)
City wall climbing entrances: Dongshui Pass, Wuding Gate, Chishi Rock, Zhonghua Gate and Jiqing Gate
The City Wall in this Section is about 6 kilometers in total length, provided with five city wall climbing entrances, three basic exhibition halls, Exhibition Hall of Fugui Tower Relics (Fugui Tower), Exhibition Hall of Cultural Historical Materials of the Southern Tang Dynasty (Relics of the Southern Tang Dynasty), Phoenix Palace (West Changgan Lane), Jubao Bookstore (Zhonghua Gate), Jinling Academy (Wuding Gate) and Cultural Innovation Service Center and the like.
Barbican in Zhonghua Gate is the most magnificent among Nanjing City Wall, located in the southernmost of Nanjing City Wall, consisting on three internal barbicans, and it is the most complete capital city wall reserved in the world and the most complicated ancient city wall of barbican in structure. An old gate-Historical Culture East Block full of lights in the City and the sparkling Porcelain Tower outside the City cast beautiful reflections with ancient City Wall.
Dongshui Pass was a large water pass in the Ming Dynasty, an entrance guarding Qinhuai River flowing into Nanjing City and the “source” of ten-mile Qinhuai, and soldier hiding cave structure is recognizable clearly in the current relics. Dongshui Pass Relics Park is integrated with ancient bridge, ancient river, ancient wall and ancient gate, matching with green plants along waterside, and it becomes a good destination for citizens having relaxation.
City Wall in the Section from Dongshui Pass to Jiqing Gate lies in the Southern Front of Nanjing City Wall, adjacent to Confucius Temple-Qinhuai River Scenic Belt, capturing the most characteristic style of the South Nanjing City-white house, black tile, tenderness of township by the river, which reminds people of dreamy history of the ancient capital, and it is quite interesting. Tourists can overlook bustling Laomendong and magnificent Porcelain Tower on the City wall, can also visit the exhibition hall hidden in the belly of it, exploring the appearance of the City Wall thousand years ago. Prestigious Zhonghua Gate just lies between the City Wall in this Section. Barbican of Zhonghua Gate is of unique four-arch design and well-preserved soldier hiding cave. When tourists pay a visit here, you could know its magnificence and important military strategy significance. Barbican of Zhonghua Gate at night become more sparkling against lights and has lingering charm.