Great Wall of the Past Dynasties

Great Wall of the Past Dynasties Great Wall of the Past Dynasties
Ningxia, known as the Museum of the Great Wall in China, boasts the ruins of the Great Wall built from the Qin through the Ming dynasties. The longest section of the Ming Great Wall is 190 kilometers, and the most famous section is Sanguankou in Mt. Helan. Most parts of the Great Wall here were built with earth and stones - different from the Great Wall laid with bricks in Beijing.
Great Wall of the Past Dynasties Great Wall of the Past Dynasties
There are ruins of the ancient Great Wall, well-known all over the world, passing zigzaggingly through Ningxia.(1).The Great Wall in Qin Dynasty from the Warring States Period.This section enters into Xiji County and Eastern Mount at Guyuan of Ningxia from Jingning County of Gansu and then it enters into Zhenyuan County. The whole section in Ningxia is about 200 km. long. (2). The Great Wall in Sui Dynasty This section is form the eastern bank of Yellow River at the western part of Lingwu County of Ningxia, via the Heng Shan to Suide Shannxi Province. The section is baout 350 km.. (3).The Trench in Song DynastyIn the war of defence Western Xia at the beinning of the Song Dynasty, the Trench along the Qin Great Wall in the area of Guyuan County was built to prevent the cavalry from Western Xia. (4).The Great Wall in Ming DynastyThere are four sections in the area of Ningxia: a. Western Great Wall section It enters Zhongwei County of Ningxia from the border in Jinyuan of Gansu province, is about 250 km. Long to Northern Great Wall section There are three parts of it according to the records, that is, the ancient Northern Great Wall, Beiguanmen at the frontier defence and Long Dam. c. Eastern Great Wall section The Wall on the east bank of the Yellow River and high Rampart on deep ditches--once two defence walls --were built in Yanchi and Lingwu County of Ningxia during the Ming Dynesty.d.Inner Border of Guyuan This part was built along the area of Xiamaguan, 150 km. from the north of Guyuan County.

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