Changping Ancient Great Wall of Yan Ruins, Beijing

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Located a short drive from Beijing, Changping Ancient Great Wall of Yan Ruins form part of the Great Wall of China, the world's only landmark visible from space. Step back in time and walk sections of the Wall from one watchtower to the next. Two options are available to climb the wall, with one steeper than the other. A cable car is available to take you directly to the top if you'd rather not exert yourself. Prepare for crowds that generally thin out the farther up you climb. By using our Beijing driving holiday planner, you can arrange your visit to Changping Ancient Great Wall of Yan Ruins and other attractions in Beijing.
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  • What can I say- it is a must see attraction if you come to Beijing. You see it in books or on Tv but you have to see it close up to appreciate the scale of this wall.From the car park you can tackle t...  more »
  • Another pretty good renovated stretch of wall. Available in auto (podezzhat comfortably)
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  • Climbed to the seventh Tower, at the very beginning of a very steep climb, then a little easier, expect strength and bring water, buy it on the wall.
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