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Great Wall at Mutianyu, Beijing

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Exceptionally well preserved and rich in detail, Great Wall at Mutianyu offers visitors an iconic view of China's symbolic World Heritage Site and one of the seven man-made wonders of the world. This segment of the wall was originally built in the 6th century CE during the Northern Qi dynasty and has remained unchanged since 1569. The section boasts many watchtowers and is surrounded by a dense forest, which makes for sweeping scenery. Access the wall by climbing the approximately 4,000 steps, riding the chairlift, or taking the gondola lift. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Great Wall at Mutianyu by using our Beijing vacation trip planner.
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  • Go early. Beat the heat and crowds. Despite this being the rebuilt and more touristy section of the wall, it is well worth the visit. The views are incredible, the walk strenuous, the history unmatche...  more »
  • Just got back from 3 weeks in China and the Great Wall was part of our trip. This large section of the wall is out of the way of the Beijing tourists (they usually go to the Badaling section) as it ta...  more »
  • This is the second time I have visited this section of the wall and is the easiest to get to from Beijing especially if time is limited. You can opt to purchase cable car tickets at 120RMB return on t...  more »