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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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  • My tour guide got us here by 8am, and we pretty much had the wall to ourselves. Take the ski lift up so you can take the toboggan ride down. Absolutely beautiful views. Wear comfortable walking shoes ...  more »
  • I would definitely suggest doing the cable car to get to the top, it's very steep to get to the wall entrance. Also, the vendors here are very pushy and won't leave you alone if you won't buy anything...  more »
  • What can i say, i suspect wherever you visit the wall you wil lbe amazed. Perhaps slightly less tourists at this location and a cable car to the top was very welcomed! Cafe at the wall is quite expens...  more »