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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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  • Unbelievable. Our Guide, Joe Yang, baolai1123@aliyun.com , was wonderful. He rearranged things so we would leave early to get to the Great Wall before all the crowds and he made sure that we learned a...  more »
  • Wendy was amazing! Driver took us up and back from Beijing city center. The views and the history lesson were both brilliant.  more »
  • A must-see destination while in Beijing. To experience history first hand, it's different from just reading textbooks and or learning in school.  more »