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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  • You have to walk the wall. It's a must do and an amazing feat of engineering, its incredible. There is small and souvenir shop and you can walk both sides.  more »
  • After reading all of the reviews my wife and I debated whether we wanted to take this challenge on. We are not experienced hikers and have a fitness level that can be best described as average. We are...  more »
  • Jiankou is unrestored. Natural and quiet. It is breathtaking so beautiful everything is up here!!! We did a 2 day hike and stay overnight with chinahiking. It was superb!!! At the jiankou section our ...  more »

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