About Tuancheng Fortress
The Tuancheng Fortress or Tuan Cheng Fortress (literally ‘Round
Wall Fortress’) is a historic 18th-century fortress located near the Fragrant
Hills in the Haidian District of Beijing, China.
Today, the fortress is a national museum and is also known as
the Tuancheng Exhibition Hall.
fortress was built in 1749, the 14th year of the Qianlong Emperor’s reign. Tuancheng was a castellated military training compound used by the Qing to
train, inspect, and honour their troops.
site is especially well preserved. Today, the fortress frequently holds
large-scale martial arts events and attracts fans from all around
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