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Yanhecheng Great Wall, Beijing

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  • Today I visited the Great Wall @ Badaling. It is extremely touristy & even busy out of season. The wall is something special and must be visited. This part of the wall is close to Beijing, and once yo...  more »
  • To visit the great wall of China is something I have long known that I must do. So exciting and so far. We stopped in Beijing for a weekend on the way to Southeast Asia. Would have visited the wall at Badaling, but because of blown was the cable car closed on that day. Our guide took us instead to Yanhecheng. I can not compare with other parts of the wall, but this was an amazing experience! We were virtually alone on the great wall, and just walking around on this edifice was a magical experience! China's cold in February, to have proper clothes, and the steps are up to half a meter tall. Much tougher climb than I thought, so have the proper footwear and parts of the railings if you are going to climb the great wall at Yanhecheng! Great experience and over an hour's drive from our hotel in central Beijing.
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  • The older parts of the Great Wall are closed to tourists so we visited the section rebuilt and restored five hundred years ago. My it was steep but managed to climb to the peak on this occasion. Unabl...  more »

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