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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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  • If you are there you have to see it and some distance. It is simply fascinating! I had a good day, wore the sun behind the clouds and the heat was stifling, for a girl from the North. But with a visor, shorts, water bottle and camera... ready! We got off the bus, we did travel on foot to the door of entrance and walking! It is incredible the number of Chinese who must cross it every day, because I don't think that everyone was the same day that I. We went in rows, one up and one down. Them with umbrellas, headscarves and their t-shirts gathered and rises above the chest. I trying to upload... It must be said that the route of the wall is irregular at all, has impressive slopes, with handrails to help you, in areas with stairs and in others is slope without more, raise, walk, and still climbing, each there is little a few stops such as doors and there more Chinese crowd to take fresh and your tea, restorative... Pass between them and follow your stretch of wall... You're sweating drop fat, and not stop to look at the landscape, take photos, and stay in balance, if not these shaped costs! You calculate time to be back at the time you indicate and do not stop walking, it is something attractive, and it makes you feel good despite the tiredness and when you decide to return, knowing that you just, regret that you will finish your GREAT RIDE. Recommended 100%
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  • The Great Wall is a must see for China travelers. Mutianyu is worth the trip. I would recommend hiring an English speaking driver. The price is reasonable. Take the bus and cable car once you get ther...  more »
  • Fabulous sunny day here, can't believe how they constructed this!!! We took the bus, cable car then started climbing, if you don't do the bus or cable car you must be very young, fit & healthly. Even ...  more »