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Juyong Pass of Great Wall, Beijing

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Historic Site Military Facility
Part of the strategic Great Wall of China, Juyong Pass of Great Wall remains a rare, well-preserved example of the impregnable solid barrier that once protected the capital's Old City. Serving as a military stronghold throughout history, the 4.142-meter (13,589 ft) circular pass rests in the 18 km (11 mi) long Guangou Valley surrounded by mountains on two sides. In the middle of the pass, examine the Cloud Platform, a white marble structure with reliefs of four heavenly gods and sutra scriptures carved in its walls. Stairs can get very slippery during rain, so check the weather forecast to avoid the bad conditions, and always carry snacks and extra water during your exploration. Plan your Juyong Pass of Great Wall visit and explore what else you can see and do in Beijing using our Beijing family vacation planner.
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  • This place is so beautiful. The feeling that you are standing on the only structure which can be seen from moon , is amazing.I have been there twice and still can go again.  more »
  • This was the highlight of the trip for me and a place I had always wanted to visit. I was not let down. There are 12 towers on this section of the wall and when at the top the views are amazing. This ...  more »
  • Perhaps this path is not the best and most beautiful compared to other access to the Great Wall. But this could be the easiest to achieve and a place to visit most of the usual tourist group like me t...  more »