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Address: Luanping County, Luanping County 068250, China
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Jinshanling Great Wall is located in Luanping County, Chengde, Hebei...

Jinshanling Great Wall is located in Luanping County, Chengde, Hebei Province, 80 miles (130 kilometers) northeast of Beijing. It used to be a sound defensive system including barrier walls, battlement walls, watchtowers, gun emplacements, shooting holes, horse blocking walls, and branch cities. Today, it is renowned as the "Paradise of Photographers" and a popular tourist destination because of its magnificent appearance and intoxicating scenery.

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Small Group Hiking Day Tour of Jinshanling Great Wall

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Peaceful and magnificent

Love this place a lot ! It is a very peaceful walk with few visitors especially this part of the year when it is not the peak season The cable car is not operational in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place a lot ! It is a very peaceful walk with few visitors especially this part of the year when it is not the peak season The cable car is not operational in the winter season and only operate after Mid April Do wear comfortable hiking shoes

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Davao City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is the preferred great wall for those travelers who seek adventure, wants to see the original and preserved great wall, and would like to avoid the crowd. You can visit this side of the wall by signing up for a trip at Beijing Downtown Backpackers in Nanlouguxiang, Dongcheng District. Tips: check the weather before going there, bring food and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The drive is a little over two hours but it is worth it. We spent almost 3 hours on the Great Wall we were alone most of the time. Robert our guide was knowledgeable. The snow flurries added a surprise to this great visit. Nice lunch at the bottom of the hill.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the Mutianyu part of the Great wall earlier so I wanted to try a different place. Since the Simatai-part is closed I opted to do the Jinshanling part. Hired John driver (see my other review) and arrived early at Jinshanling. Almost no people there compared to Mutianyu. The walk was in august so it was really... More 

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Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Jinshanling portion of the Great Wall was absolutely incredible. The ups and downs of the wall provide unbelievable scenery. It's very challenging, compared to the Mutianyu section, but there are no crowds and you have the freedom to hike without loads of people and vendors all over. They have a few people selling water and goods in a few... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

China is full of interesting places to see and things to experience. Maybe the name "Great Wall" makes you feel boring - like, a place full of tourists that go in rows to see something they expected to see. Well... Jinshanling Great Wall could surprise you. There are very few tourists, very few sellers - it's just you and... well...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I met a couple in a small city before go to Beijing and they told me about this part of the Wall. I wasn't sure if I would go there because it was a little complicated. Took a bus from the station in Beijing arrived and a lots of drivers were waiting there. After negotiation one of them took us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

If you wish to experience the Great Wall at its best then Jinshanling is your best option. It has areas of reconstructed wall but also original parts. The views sweep into the distance truly magnificent. It made our trip to China worthwhile on its own.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Avoid Badaling (the most popular section of the wall among tourists) and go to Jinshanling instead if you want to see the Great Wall in its original, unspoiled state, and away from all the noisy tourist groups. This wall is further out of Beijing and takes a couple hours by bus/taxi. I ultimately spent 5hrs hiking along the Jinshanling Great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We went on a private tour with Leo from Beijing Walking Tours (1500RMB excl. entrance fees). We left at about 11am from Beijing by private car with Leo (we went by ourselves to the Summer Palace, read my other review). Driving time on the way there was 2 hours and the return journey about 2.5hrs. Leo is a great guide,... More 

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