Facebook Twitter 新浪微博 Instagram YouTube Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016

Impregnable Jiayuguan Fortress

(People's Daily Online)    17:44, September 28, 2016
Impregnable Jiayuguan Fortress

Located in Gansu province, Jiayuguan Fortress marks the western starting point of the Great Wall. Built in 1372, Jiayuguan is an especially significant and secure military fortress. It was also the transport hub of the Silk Road during the Ming Dynasty. Because of its surrounding terrain and magnificent architecture, Jiayuguan is known as “the first impregnable pass under heaven.”(Photo/People.cn)


(For the latest China news, Please follow People's Daily on Twitter and Facebook)
(Web editor: Zhang Tianrui, Bianji)

Add your comment

Most Read

Hot News

We Recommend


prev next

Related reading