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Jiangnan Great Wall

Jiangnan Great Wall, Within Linhai, Linhai 317000, China
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A glorious walk

The toughest part is the initial climb up 198 steps. After that, enjoy a glorious walk along the... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
59sander1
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Auckland
well worth the effort to climb all those steps

Don't be put off by the 198 stairs at the entrance - its a wonderful peaceful walk along the wall... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
C P
,
Paradise Point, Australia
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28 May 2017
“A glorious walk”
13 Nov 2016
“well worth the effort to climb all those steps”
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Jiangnan Great Wall, Within Linhai, Linhai 317000, China
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

The toughest part is the initial climb up 198 steps. After that, enjoy a glorious walk along the immaculately maintained Great Wall of Linhai (circa 1559). It is uncrowded, often deserted, unlike its namesake. The views are spectacular, and you finish up at a traditional...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Don't be put off by the 198 stairs at the entrance - its a wonderful peaceful walk along the wall to the river and old town, as good as the Great Wall but not crowded. If you are a foreigner you will likely be the...More

1  Thank C P
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The wall used to surround the whole city, both to defense against the pirates from the sea and also the flood. The city is really an amazing place. The wall, although not as long and grand as the Great Wall, it is also very impressive....More

1  Thank Chun L
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Long walk with lots of stairs, capturing nature and enjoying this beautiful part of Chinese heritage.

Thank Anellevb
Reviewed 29 February 2016

This is one of those not-known ancient projects from the Chinese history. Once you walk you will have the feeling and fibrant what the meaning was of such a structure. Beautifull conserved.

Thank Bas F
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Mention 'The Great Wall' and most people will think about the famous structure near Beijing. However, there is another Great Wall, often known as the 'Jiangnan Great Wall', which is located on a ridge near the town of Linhai in Zhejiang province. Intriguingly, this one...More

2  Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Seeing the wall and the city is amazing, no need to go to see the official great wall of China, this is just as good! Lovely old narrow street where you can observe the locals selling local products and trinkets - what an adventure. Don't...More

Thank Emma A
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Nice maintained and good for small exercise at the beginning. It's a rainy day when I visited and no many people there. Convenient connection to ancient street of Ziyang, seedweed cake is recommended.

Thank cflbox
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Smaller version of the Great Wall in Beijing... and the whole distance takes about 2-3 hours' walk and climb. Wonderful small old city enclosed inside the wall.

1  Thank Joeykeong
Reviewed 1 April 2014

A good experience. This is a large and walkable city wall from an older period of China. I was mentally comparing it to the walls of York, the UK, and it beats it: bigger, better maintained, more complete.

3  Thank DaveBoyWonder
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