Beijing Old View---The Old City Gates Poker

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A cultural and retro Beijing Old City Gate showing poker cards set. Through those cards while playing cards games, you will learn more about the history of city Beijing. Also a good collection item. These poker cards have a smoother texture and quite flexibility. In ancient China, few cities existed without a city wall. The city wall and the city gate have a close relationship with the city's establishment. The city wall, surrounding the residential area, is the most basic constituent of a city. The old Beijing's city gate and city wall, basically rebuilt in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), was composed of four cities including the Forbidden City as the core, the palace wall in the periphery, the inner city and the outer city. The inner city has nine city gates (in turn from east to west: Dongbian Gate, Guangqu Gate, Zuo'an Gate, Yongding Gate, You'an Gate and Guang'an Gate), whereas the outer city has seven city gates (Xuanwu Gate, Fucheng Gate, Xizhi Gate, Desheng Gate, Anding Gate, Dongzhi Gate, Chaoyang Gate and Chongwen Gate). Each city gate has a different function. For instance, Chaoyangmen is used for grain to pass through, Chongwenmen is for wine, Xuanwumen is for the prisoner van, Fuchengmen is for coal and so on. These all give the cultural connotation of the city wall and city gate in Beijing. Poker cards set includes 54pcs cards Beijing Old City Gate pictures themed Packed finely with delicate box Smooth and durable playing cards Dimensions: 2"3/4x3/4"x3"3/4. Preparation time: 2-3 working days
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