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Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing

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Must see · World heritage site · Great Wall · Hiking Trail
Exceptionally well preserved and rich in detail, Mutianyu Great Wall 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. To visit Mutianyu Great Wall on your trip to Beijing, use our Beijing trip itinerary maker.
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  • My experience was absolutely amazing. I arrived on the Great Wall at about 8:15. (I strongly recommend to get there early). At around 9:30 it gets drastically busier and isn’t as enjoyable. On the...  more »
  • This is the 3rd section of wall I’ve visited now and I still love it. It is far more touristy than The others, but if you are prepared for that then it’s ok. There is a ‘base’ with shops etc and...  more »
  • Even if you only have a day in Beijing, get a taxi and head to Mutianyu. You don’t need a guide or a tour group. Ask to go to Mutianyu : 慕田峪; Mutianyu is a section of the Great Wall of China...  more »

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