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The Great Wall of China is considered to be the only man-made project visible from the moon. Although it was once thought to have been built entirely during the Qin Dynasty between 221 and 238 BC, it is now believed to have been started...more
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Reviewed yesterday

Interesting view, we take the lift up to the half point Because we where running out of time, but see very nice vue of the wall, saw many westener,this is a must if you go to Beijing

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sunshine692311
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A nice place to visit. If you go there in winter time, make sure wear suitable cloth to resist the cold wind. Watch out for the steep stairs.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank faizah_wazir
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Another ticked off my list must do for anyone going to China Good level of fitness neede if you are going to climb stairs all very different sizes Worth the walk

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 52warwick
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We figured that due to the cold (15 degrees) the wall would be at least thinned out, but it was still shoulder to shoulder... If you do go during the winter months bring Heavy jackets because the wind up there is like knifes and more...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Shelby H
Reviewed yesterday

It was a great experience. From the view in the cable car going up to going back down thorough the Pulley, It was so much fun that i felt like a child :-).

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rofhiwan2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked. My wife and i are very fit and it was a great workout. No need for leg day! Im glad we walked it. Worth the experience. Many breathtaking pictures. What a beautiful sight.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jailernailer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We climbed up to to 12 which was really hard but worth the views. The steps are uneven in depth and the wall narrows in places. November was a quiet month and we got the idea of what the wall was like before tourists. Take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nickic844
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the wall walk that had a very steep incline. Hard work. We are in our 70's and were able to move along. Gravity surely pulls on you as you try to move up. This portion had fewer people than the lower flatter walks.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jabdab
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must see when in Beijing!! Not an easy climb but the views are worth it. Make sure to take a bottle of water.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nancyd220
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good work out to get to for #12, but worth the effort. Would be better if there was some information regarding details of walls (dates built,purpose,dimensions (length/height), materials used, mechanisms for building, lives lost) Can be crowded with tourists. Bring water! Dress in layers as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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crotty42
11 October 2018|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I can't help but you may contact: chinatravelguide they are very good in transportation in China. Hope this will help. Good luck! Linda
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karlod173
15 September 2018|
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Response from vickis701 | Reviewed this property |
we took a bus from Beijing to the wall - a good two hours is needed once at the wall - depending how busy and what time you get there Rather go to Mutianyu- it is the part of the wall that is closer to the airport - give... More
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Ilaha_08
21 July 2018|
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Response from Douglas P | Reviewed this property |
Badaling is definitely the busest of all sections of the Wall. If you do not mind crowds and prefer a section that is easier to traverse then choose Badaling.
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