Great Wall at Shanhaiguan Pass (Zhendong Gate), Qinhuangdao

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Marvel at a major architectural landmark at Great Wall at Shanhaiguan Pass (Zhendong Gate). Originally built during the Ming Dynasty, this attraction once served a military purpose, designed to prevent an invasion by Mongolian tribes. The onsite museum contains a large collection of military artifacts, providing an important lesson about the area's history and the wall's strategic importance. Add Great Wall at Shanhaiguan Pass (Zhendong Gate) and other attractions to your Qinhuangdao trip itinerary using our Qinhuangdao vacation trip planner.
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  • Took a trip to see where the great wall wall starts. It takes a lot of effort to climb the wall but it is worth it to stand on such a historical site.  more »
  • CA. 10 km outside the city lies the ticket office. Pretty isolated, best with a taxi. We found it a nice piece of wall in a green environment. At some point you'll come to a guard tower with an iron ladder climb, which is where most people turn around. Don't: we came to the end walked (few kilometers only), so along the cable car station on. You come on the end at a very old little convent with a beautiful temple dedicated to GuanYin. Return trip 3 hour walk.
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  • Went for Business trip. But had time to see Great wall of china which is the begining place. That too with Ice snow. Played with Collegaues. Place was clean and least crowded. PS: not able select old ...  more »