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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. Put Changping Ancient Great Wall of Yan Ruins into our Beijing itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Sure this is seen from space and everyone knows about the Great Wall of China, it WAS the Great Wall of China for security, however now there is very little to do except walk and acknowledge where you...  more »
  • This is an easy trip because it is a 30 min drive from Beijing, and worthwhile because the views are incredible. You go up very irregular steps, but it is fantastic, as you climb from one watchtower t...  more »
  • You can not visit Beijing and not experience the Great Wall of China, what can I say lots of steps lots of people but it is just a magical experience. You can take the cable car to the top which gives...  more »