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Great Wall at Mutianyu, Beijing

Categories: Hiking Trails, Ruins, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Tourist Spots
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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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  • I came here with a tour I booked at the hostel I was staying at. I was picked up early in the morning by the hostel driver who dropped us off in the city somewhere after a 20 minute drive, where anoth...  read more »
  • It was a great experience trekking to reach Great Wall. Visited during a weekend as part of a business trip. Climate was awesome as we were in the start of winter. 
  • I chose my tour to China with three things I wanted to do at the top of my list: walk on the Great Wall; see the Terracotta Warriors; visit the Panda Breeding Centre at Chengdu. All three greatly exce...  read more »