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Great Wall at Huanghuacheng, Beijing
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A fusion of human architectural prowess and natural defenses, Great Wall at Huanghuacheng provides a glimpse of the famous structure in a relatively unrestored state, with less tourist traffic than more famous sections. Explore this wild stretch of the wall as it climbs towering mountain hillsides and ridges next to a snaking reservoir, passing through dense forests along the way. You'll enjoy sweeping views over the surrounding countryside, including small villages and neighboring mountain peaks, as you trek across and beside the partially overgrown wall. Keep in mind that much of the wall here has not been restored, so be prepared for some rough stretches, and watch your step. To visit Great Wall at Huanghuacheng and other attractions in Beijing, use our Beijing vacation planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • It is incredible to think a Chinese Emperor was able to engage the thousands of people needed to construct this wall. To be able to construct 5000 kms up and down mountains is unbelievable. It is hard...  more »
  • 不错的地方,很美,有两个水库,山水交相呼应,植被覆盖也很好,有些地方很险,游客们要特别小心,最好能和几个驴友一块,相互有个照应.多带水,相机和食物. 
  • I've been doing research for a while which part of the wall to visit, and at the end decided to choose Huanghuacheng. There wasn't a lot of information about this place and it's not as popular as some...  more »
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  • Here, you can explore the great wall itself still away from crowds. Parking is guarded. Lightweight but solid shoes, because there are to overcome massive climbs. From the parking lot sand road uphill, climbing by means of installed improvised head on the mural Crown and then ca 2.8-3 km West to the descent. Great hike.
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  • Away from the masses of tourists, to enjoy the landscape and the wall
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