Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass, Jiayuguan

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Imagine how lonely life on the frontier must have felt at Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass, facing an endless desert and representing one of the waypoints on the ancient Silk Road. Nestled between towering mountains and desert hills, the pass boasts an inner city and an outer city encircled with a moat. Notice how the barbicans and other defensive structures built with loess blend in with the dessert. Look for the spring in front of the fortress, which is the main reason the pass was built there. Local legend claims that during construction, the emperor expressed doubts in the engineer's judgment concerning the exact number of bricks needed to complete the structure. The engineer added one more brick to the total number to assuage the rulers doubts--it was left over when the pass was finished and can still can be seen laying loose on one of the gates. Plan my Jiayuguan trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • August 19, 2017
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  • August 19, 2017
    The area where the western end of Great Wall is supposed to end is a very nice mounty area. Sets of tower on the tops, and connecting wall in between- A walk over there is pretty nice, it takes approx...  more »

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With such established reasons for visiting Jiayuguan, it's no surprise to find a large number of accommodations here, designed to suit the needs and wants of a range of different travelers. Lanxin Road has a good collection of standard to slightly luxurious hotels with varying degrees of additional facilities, while the district to the south has a wealth of hotels great and small situated along the main boulevards and next to the main city squares. Check out side streets for budget-friendly hostels and guesthouses.
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