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Pinggu Jiangjunguan Great Wall, Beijing

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Hike along Pinggu Jiangjunguan Great Wall, the easternmost part of the Beijing section of the iconic wall. This part of the legendary structure dates back to the Ming dynasty era, and passes through an ancient settlement. Enjoy a strenuous but peaceful hike in this area of the wall, which often remains uncrowded, even on weekdays. Prepare for quite a bit of climbing, as the wall undulates with the many steep hills along this section. You’ll be rewarded with panoramic views of the historic wall and the surrounding landscape. For Pinggu Jiangjunguan Great Wall and beyond, use our Beijing itinerary planner to get the most from your Beijing vacation.
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  • Jiangjunguan Great Wall is a section that isn't nearly as crowded as Badaling but still easily accessible to Beijing. I've been to three sections of the Wall and this was the steepest and the least cr...  more »
  • Climb as high as you can and enjoy the immense panoramic views and imagine the lives that built this wall. A nice area to rest, shop, and eat. A bit of a bus ride to arrive at the entrance but well wo...  more »
  • Impressive physical efforts to construct something visible from the moon, but never worked. So many pushy locals make it impossible to move through the choke points without behaving like them.  more »