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2012--10-04-The Xi’an Circumvallation-1(Northeast city walls)
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西安城墙(The Xi’an Circumvallation)

西安城墙景区位于西安市中心区,呈长方形,墙高12米,底宽18米,顶宽15米,东墙长2590米,西墙长2631.2米,南墙长3441.6米,北墙长 3241米,总周长11.9公里。有城门四座:东长乐门,西安定门,南永宁门,北安远门。西安城墙是在唐皇城的基础上建成的。完全围绕“防御”战略体系,城墙的厚度大于高度,稳固如山,墙顶可以跑车和操练。现存城墙建于明洪武七年到十一年(1374-1378),至今已有600多年历史,是中世纪后期中国历史上最著名的城垣建筑之一,是中国现存最完整的一座古代城垣建筑。

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