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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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  • The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone and other materials built along an East to West direction. Originally conceived by Emperor Qin Shi Huang in the third century B.C. a...  more »
  • Probably is the best passage of the Great Wall in Beijing, but little bit dangerous for kids or acrophobes. Best season is May or October.  more »
  • 今天出發去慕田峪,出租車的司機說強烈不建議去箭扣,因為箭扣是野長城非常危險,懷柔消防局出班十次有八次都去箭扣。寧願多花點錢到別的長城,箭扣說什麼也不去!  more »