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Jiayu Pass

Jiayu Pass Travel Guide

The Jiayu Pass is located in the southwest of the Jiayuguan City, Gansu Province.
The Jiayu Pass is not only the western end of the Great Wall of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), but also the vital passage of the famous Silk Road, which was first built in the 5th year (1372) of the Hongwu reign in the Ming Dynasty. It is so called because is built at the foot of Jiayu Mountain.The circumvallation of the Jiayu Pass looks trapeziform and there is a thick wall built outside the western circumvallation, which makes the defense of the circumvallation stronger. The circumvallation is 11.7 meters high and 733.3 meters long in total. There is an area of more than 33,500 square meters of the circumvallation. Outside the northern and southern circumvallation are parallel low cob walls, which are called the additional wall built for defense.After three large-scale repairs and decorations in 1950, 1957 and 1973, the Jiayu Pass took on a new look as an impregnable pass. Many visitors come to the Jiayu Pass to cherish the memory of the past.

Traffic:

You can take a taxi to there.

Jiayu Pass, Jiayuguan Travel Guide
Famous attraction in Jiayuguan -- Jiayu Pass

Jiayu Pass, Jiayuguan Travel Guide

Famous attraction in Jiayuguan -- Jiayu Pass

Jiayu Pass, Jiayuguan Travel Guide

Jiayu Pass

Jiayu Pass, Jiayuguan Travel Guide

Cloudy day of Jiayu Pass

Jiayu Pass, Jiayuguan Travel Guide

Great Pass on Silk Road -- Jiayu Pass

Jiayu Pass, Jiayuguan Travel Guide

Wall of Jiayu Pass

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