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. Before you visit Beijing, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Its wonderful to visit this place! I can't describe it , its just great! Its life time experience.. Its away from the noise in beijine.  more »
  • Our guided small tour with Viator started in Jiankou, the wild restored section, to Mutianyu, the restored section. There were only 4 of us plus the wonderful guide who speaks very good English. As it...  more »
  • We hiked (as many do) from Jiankou to Mutianyu. If anyone is thinking that Jiankou is not worth the hike, money, or effort, you would be wrong. The un-restored section is beautiful and remote. We saw ...  more »

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