Chongwu Ancity City in Quanzhou Tours – Quanzhou, Fujian Province, China

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Chongwu Ancity City in Quanzhou
崇武古城

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Chongw town, Hu' An district, Quanzhou, China, Fujian Province, Quanzhou
Hours : 07:00~19:00

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Chongwu ancient city locates in the northern shore of Quanzhou Bay and the west coast of Taiwan Strait. It was built in 1387 by the Ming government as a front line defense against Japanese pirates, and it has survived the last 600 years.. There are four city gates at the four directions of the city with one beacon over each gate. The city wall was built with granites, which is 2.5 metres long and average 7 metres high.   The Chongwu ancient city wall is one of the seven ancient city walls in China.

Chongwu is also famous for its stone carving. There are a big stone carving park inside the ancient city.  The stone carvings there are of a large variety of statures and all of them are with profound meaning. These stone carvings record the history and culture of Chongwu and China.

Nowadays, as an important historic al and cultural site, the Chongwu ancient city has been listed by provincial tourism Bureau as the key construction project for tourism and the first batch of famous scenic spots.

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By Nancy Magic Tour,

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Both inside and outside the ancient city has more than 20 built in the song, Ming and Qing dynasties after the repair continue since the palace temple temples and other ancient buildings, ancient city and constitute the for a visit to the ancient monuments. Chongwu natural scenery is beautiful, the West Bay can barbecue.

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