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Simatai Great Wall

Gubeikou Town, Beijing 101508, China
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Simatai, a section of the Great Wall of China located in the north of Miyun County, 120 km northeast of Beijing, holds the access to Gubeikou, a strategic pass in the eastern part of the Great Wall. It's one of the most untouched section of the Great Wall which will surely become the highlight of your trip to China!
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Gubeikou Town, Beijing 101508, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Simatai Great Wall was an amazing part of my one month stay in China. But there are some things I think everyone should know about getting to the Wall and how it is structured, that would've been helpful for me. tl;dr- scroll to the...More

6  Thank shanweishoemaker1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a couple of good reasons for doing the Simatai section of the Great Wall. Firstly there is a cable car which takes you a good way up to the wall (although there is still quite a walk/stairs to do once you get to...More

Thank originalgroucho
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to have an early start. A friend had arranged a car till Gubei town! The rustic nature of the wall is a must see compared to the one in Mutiyanhu / Badaling and Jialin Pass. The fee is steep including the WTown...More

Thank Godspeed840
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last day of our 8 day Great Wall Trek was simply stunning. There is a section at Jinshanling that needed to be negotiated, and this has been partly restored in some areas and accordingly is available for day-trippers to access to enjoy a sample...More

Thank rogeria l
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I've seen MuTianYu and BaDaLing, but SiMaTai is the winner. Best part about it was the absence of bulks of tourists. It was almost deserted except for my family and a couple of people who walked by us. Felt as if we had the whole...More

2  Thank Celesta8
Reviewed 10 May 2017

total uphill climb to the Great Wall with less tourist. Definitely a work out take your time if you're not in shape but totally doable. Best views ever for pictures.

1  Thank Pauline T
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The cable car service was not available when I was there due to strong wind. The hike up can be quite challenging for the not so fit and it's quite steep. I suggest anyone visiting to reserve the earlier time slot so that you can...More

2  Thank KenBon L
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I haven't seen any other parts of the wall so I cannot compare, but visiting the Great Wall of Simatai was certainly one of the highlights of our trip to China. We took the cable car up, but you can also walk. The landscape is...More

2  Thank Unelma333
Reviewed 4 May 2017

After a truly breathtaking cable car ride you climb approx ten minutes to the untouched Great Wall, magnificent. Take your time as the steps are a challenge, bring water and you will be rewarded at the end.

2  Thank coxmdm
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Anyone visiting China mus go to this attraction and walk as far as they possible can. The views are spectacular and you can see the enormous construction that took place many years ago.

2  Thank Denstrip
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thebretimes
Is this part of the Wall dog friendly?
27 April 2017|
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Response from John A | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any dogs there nor did I see any signs prohibiting dogs. I assume you cannot take a dog on the chair lift but I am not sure if you are permitted to walk a dog up to the wall.
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thebretimes
Is this part of the Wall dog friendly?
27 April 2017|
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Response from Jan W | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, when we where their we had also a dog with us and haven't had any problems. Cheers Jan
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lindri
Hi, I have some questions about Simatai and the Watertown: - Opening hours seem to be from 8, but can you access the Wall at this time? It seems like there are time slots if you only buy Simatai tickets and a shuttle bus at 10, 12 and 14. - If you buy the combined Wtown/ Simatai ticket, do you get access to the Wall from the opening time? Or do you have to stay in the Wtown to go at that time?
12 April 2017|
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Response from Christine X | Reviewed this property |
If you buy the combo ticket, you can go to the Wall at opening hour which is 8AM. If you are only buying the ticket for Simatai, you have to register on the website and only go at the appointed time slot, which is 10, 12 or... More
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