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The Great wall of Jiankou-The Great Wall Alternative, Beijing

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Discover a photographic hotspot and a well-preserved section of the historic Great Wall at The Great wall of Jiankou-The Great Wall Alternative. Built during the Tang dynasty, the dolomite wall consists of 28 towers and stretches for a total of 15 km (9.3 mi). Some sections get steep with an angle of 80 degrees and can challenge even the most skilful of trekkers. Use our Beijing vacation planner to visit The Great wall of Jiankou-The Great Wall Alternative on your trip to Beijing, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Its everything u expect it to be, good place we walked for 2 hours and we would love to walk the whole wall someday  more »
  • I visited three sections of the wall - Badaling, Mutianyu and Jiankou. Jiankou was by far the best. You get to see the Wall in its rugged, unrestored beauty. I strongly recommend the 10 km Jiankou-Mut...  more »
  • Three of this did this walk the day after heavy rain. It was extremely slippery, and took a while to walk up from the village - over 2 hours until we reached the wall itself. The final section up was ...  more »