Yongdingmen

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Yongdingmen's gate tower and watchtower in 1950
The reconstructed Yongdingmen gate

Yongdingmen (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: Yǒngdìngmén; Manchu: Enteheme toktoho duka) was the former front gate of the outer section of Beijing's old city wall. Originally built in 1553, it was torn down in the 1950s to make way for the new road system in Beijing. In 2005, the Yongdingmen was reconstructed at the site of the old city gate. This new gate is disconnected from the original road leading towards the gate and into the city (see photograph below).

Coordinates: 39°52′16″N 116°23′35″E / 39.871°N 116.393°E / 39.871; 116.393