The Fox Tower

The Fox Tower was built as a watchtower and the eastern access gate to the imperial city, in 1439 during the Ming Dynasty. From the start local Pekingers believed it to be home to fox spirits, a belief heightened when many of the foreign cemeteries of Peking were located nearby in the nineteenth century during the Qing Dynasty.

The Fox Tower was built as a watchtower and the eastern access gate to the imperial city, in 1439 during the Ming Dynasty. From the start local Pekingers believed it to be home to fox spirits, a belief heightened when many of the foreign cemeteries of Peking were located nearby in the nineteenth century during the Qing Dynasty.

The Fox Tower was built as a watchtower and the eastern access gate to the imperial city, in 1439 during the Ming Dynasty. From the start local Pekingers believed it to be home to fox spirits, a belief heightened when many of the foreign cemeteries of Peking were located nearby in the nineteenth century during the Qing Dynasty.

The Fox Tower was built as a watchtower and the eastern access gate to the imperial city, in 1439 during the Ming Dynasty. From the start local Pekingers believed it to be home to fox spirits, a belief heightened when many of the foreign cemeteries of Peking were located nearby in the nineteenth century during the Qing Dynasty.

The Fox Tower was built as a watchtower and the eastern access gate to the imperial city, in 1439 during the Ming Dynasty. From the start local Pekingers believed it to be home to fox spirits, a belief heightened when many of the foreign cemeteries of Peking were located nearby in the nineteenth century during the Qing Dynasty.

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