will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

"The Southeast Watchtower" Dongan Men Remains - Imperial Wall Foundation Ruins Park Tip by jonkb

At the eastern end of the Ming wall there is an impressing watchtower. It costs a small penny to enter, and you can see a large map of Beijing in imperial times. There are also a few galleries ( In the tower itself are 144 archers’ windows. The carvings in the wall aren’t new. Allied forces carved them during the boxer rebellion (1900).

Chinese train spotters must love this site. From here it is possible to have complete control of Beijing railway station.

Address: Dongbianmen
Directions: East of the Ming city wall ruins park
Phone: 85121554

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Jul 7, 2006
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“Festina lente - hurry slowly”

Online Now


Top 5,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 1 0 6 5
Forum Rank:
0 0 1 0 8

Have you been to Beijing?

  Share Your Travels