Zhengding ancient city was once surrounded by two layers of walls – the inner and outer walls. While these have mostly been destroyed (most significantly during the Japanese occupation) some traces of the original structures do remain. 144 more words
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Another piece of Valletta is about to be improved.
The scruffy, shanty-town collection of kiosks and bus ticket offices circling the perimeter of the former bus terminus which converges into the bridge crossing the dry moat to City Gate have already been closed down to be demolished to make space for a pedestrianized, tree lined plaza focused round Vincenzo Apap’s bronze masterpiece, the Tritons Fountain which is also set to be returned to its former operating glory. 869 more words