Yongdingmen was the former front gate of the outer city of Beijing's old city wall. Originally built in 1553 during Ming Dynasty, it was torn down in the 1950s to make way for the new road system in Beijing.

Notable Places in the Area

The Temple of Heaven is an imperial complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central . is situated 1½ km northeast of Yongdingmen. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Beijing is located at 126 Tian Qiao Nan Street, , , 100050, and is the most popular natural history museum in . is situated 1¼ km north of Yongdingmen. Photo: Jason Quinn, Public domain.

Metro station
Station is a station on Line 14 of the Beijing Subway. It was opened on December 26, 2015. is situated 1¼ km southeast of Yongdingmen. Photo: N509FZ, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Metro station
station is a station on Line 8 of the Beijing Subway. It was opened on December 30, 2018. is situated 1½ km south of Yongdingmen. Photo: N509FZ, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

District is a former district of , located relatively southeast to the city center, and was situated between Yongdingmen and Qianmen. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is 's capital, and its second largest city after , with a population of more than 20 million. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

District is a district of . District spans 32 square kilometres, making it the largest portion of the old city, and has 706,691 inhabitants. Photo: Daniel Case, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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