Yuan Dadu City Wall Ruins Park

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Yuan Dadu City Wall Ruins Park
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Modern commemorative statues in the park
Yuan Dadu City Wall Ruins Park is located in central Beijing
Yuan Dadu City Wall Ruins Park
Yuan Dadu City Wall Ruins Park
Yuan Dadu City Wall Ruins Park is located in China
Yuan Dadu City Wall Ruins Park
Yuan Dadu City Wall Ruins Park
TypeUrban park, Historic site
LocationBeijing, China
Coordinates39°58′29″N 116°23′24″E / 39.9746°N 116.3900°E / 39.9746; 116.3900Coordinates: 39°58′29″N 116°23′24″E / 39.9746°N 116.3900°E / 39.9746; 116.3900
Area8.5 km by about 150 m
Created1267 (the City Wall)
2003 (the Park)
StatusOpen all year

The Yuan Dadu City Wall Ruins Park (Chinese: 元大都城墙遗址公园), also known as the Tucheng or Earth Wall Park, is an urban park and historic site in Beijing. The park was created in 2003 to preserve the ruins of the northern city wall of Khanbaliq or Dadu, capital of the Mongol Yuan dynasty. The city wall was constructed in 1267 and finished in 1276. It was abandoned in the Ming dynasty when Beijing was rebuilt and slightly shifted to the south. The northern segment of the city wall is preserved, and a narrow and long park was created around the ruin of the city wall in Haidian District and Chaoyang District.