Deji Gate site

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Deji Gate site [Photo/VCG]

Deji Gate site in Quanzhou consists of the city gate, city wall, ditches, an arch bridge and many other historical relics. It is a key relic site under State protection.

Many Hindu, ancient Christian, Islamic and Jewish inscriptions and Buddhist carvings dating from the 13th to the 14th centuries, as well as iron cannons and mines dating from the 14th to the 19th centuries, have been unearthed there.

The site is a relatively complete preservation of the historical relics from the 11th to the 20th century (Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties), which is an important historical witness of the development of ancient Quanzhou.