There are 18 gates in Xi'an, each of which has endless stories and endless vicissitudes of life. Among the four gates opened in the Ming and Qing Dynasties, Nanmen "Yongning Gate" has the oldest qualifications and the longest duration. It was built in the early Sui Dynasty and renamed Yongning Gate in the Ming Dynasty. Now there is the Kaicheng Gate Ceremony, we went at 19:30, under the light of the night, the ancient city wall has a unique scene. The ceremony includes performances and landings, the movement line is relatively long. In 2015, I learned two times to come here, walking on the most Silk Road feelings, the most Han and Tang dynasties, the most revealing city wall details of the road, enjoy the flourishing era of Huazhang.
Xi'an is a historic capital of 14 dynasties, leaving many historic sites, and the city wall is even more unique. Yongning Gate is the entrance to the South city. Look at the city wall of Xi'an generally from here. Traffic is very convenient. There is a station in Yongning Gate on Metro Line 2. It's about 400 meters away and you can see the tall and lofty towers. Tickets are acceptable. After buying tickets and crossing the moat, we entered the Yongning Gate. There is also an urn city inside. It goes up to the city building, which is the famous wall of Xi'an. It is very big and wide. Looking northward, it is the famous Xi'an Stele Forest Museum. On the wall, we can rent bicycles and ride around the wall of 13.5 kilometers. It is very interesting. I went during the National Day. I arrived as soon as the door opened in the morning. There were not too many people. After 10 o'clock, the crowd came up. I suggest going earlier.
Yongning Gate, commonly known as the South Gate, is the South Gate of the city wall of Xi'an Ming Dynasty. It is also the oldest and longest-standing one in the city gate of Xi'an. Nowadays, Yongning Gate is the traffic around the island. There is Nanmen Square outside, Nan Avenue inside and Nanguan Main Street outside. Yongning Gate is the most complete and beautiful one rebuilt among the gates of Xi'an City Wall. The newly completed underground passage enables visitors to enter it safely. The arrow tower on the city was destroyed in the Xi'an Defense War (also known as the two tigers guarding Chang'an). Yongning Gate has been repeatedly damaged and rebuilt, witnessing the vicissitudes of Xi'an City. When Erhu guarded Chang'an, in order to defeat the enemy, the reinforcements had to shoot and shell the city wall and destroy the gate buildings such as Yongning Gate (South Gate) Archery Tower.
When we had dinner in the evening, we avoided a rainstorm. We took Metro Line 2 to Yongning Gate. We saw Yongning Gate at exit D1 when we turned a corner. Because it had passed 7 p.m., the whole city wall could only enter and leave the South gate. When we came up to the wall, the wind was very strong and the wall was very wide. We stood on the wall to feel the long river of history. Under the wall, there were modern cars and buses.
Yongning Gate, which we usually call Nanmen, is the South Gate of the city wall of Xi'an Ming Dynasty. It is also the oldest and longest-standing one in the city gate of Xi'an. Yongning Gate is the most complete and beautiful one rebuilt among the gates of the city wall in Xi'an. Visitors can enter it safely through underground passages. Tourists usually choose the south gate to visit the city wall. Yongning Gate Etiquette Square is used to receive foreign VIPs into the city ceremony, large-scale festivals and festivals. Share the Lighting Show of the 2019 Spring Festival...
The ancient city wall park here is a place to go, perhaps the most complete and spectacular preservation of the ancient city wall is only Xi'an. When you stand at the foot of the wall and look up at the hard-working and wise ancestors who built the walls with grey bricks, when you step up and stand on the city tower, you can have a bird's eye view of the harmonious and tolerant world of the old house of the new city, as if through the ancient civilization, the dignity of the imperial system, the wisdom of the ancestors and the prosperity of the country. If you like literary play, calligraphy and painting, move into the city gate and collect a variety of beautiful, not far away is the famous Stele Forest Museum and Guanzhong Academy monuments, so when you shuttle the streets and alleys to play with objects, you can not help but go back to the distant past. Of course, you have a demand for shopping, here a variety of world famous brands, various daily necessities, various fashionable clothing will make you sigh "the world is in front of you". If we say traveling, it's really worthwhile, convenient and colorful.