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Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing

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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Mutianyu Great Wall by using our Beijing vacation trip planner.
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  • Will take my mom here. Perfect to see the wall here without masses. You can go up by chairlift, by cable-car, or by foot, depending on how sporty you are. Clean toilets and restaurants. Take local bus...  more »
  • Living in Beijing and not knowing the great wall is like going to Paris and not discover the Tower Eiffel. Well organized the descent down the slide.
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  • I brought my mom here this month because I wanted her to celebrate her birthday on top of the Great Wall. Initially I thought it wouldn't be too special for me anymore because I have been there last 2...  more »

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