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Great Wall at Huangya Pass (Huangyaguan Changcheng)

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Less known to foreigners, another section of the Great Wall also has a Museum, the Beiji Temple, and Bagua City with the Bagua Labyrinth.
Jixian County, Tianjin, China
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Two hours from tianjin city. It has less tourists compared to beijing area however you will not see much of the Great Wall. It is just a smaller portion of the wall. On the exit, a market of food and souvenirs before you actually get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PEkBJ
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place to go to. Visited when it was snowing, so going up the stairs was challenging specially with the snow it was quite slippery. It's just sad that you see some tourists eating and just throwing wrappers everywhere.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Our most memorable visit was in early January, taking a visitor. Previous visits had been in spring and autumn, when the weather is mild. In January, there were only about five other people there and the snow began to fall, transforming the scene into something...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Reviewed 25 August 2018

If you choose to go left up the wall from the carpark you find the 302 steps of the Skyladder of Huangya. The incline is steep and a great challenge! The return distance is 2.8km and took us 3 hours, its a workout, had 3...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul W
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We had a private driver take us from the heart of Tianjin to this segment of the Great Wall, and it was a beautiful ride. The wall and its views were stunning. We were there from about 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on a Wednesday...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Traveled there renting a car with a local driver was the most espectacular way to celebrate my birthday on June 10th. Grace accompanied me and the experience was simply esplendid

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Marco R
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Great historical piece. Fell in love with the Chinese and how they have preserved their history. Very tiring climbing. If you thinking of climbing consider the feeling after climbing. Body pains all over.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank stephen a
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

If your ship docking on Tianjin port for a day and not sure whether to visit this part of the great wall or go all the way to Beijing to see over rated BADALING WALLS, make your life easy... Go see any part of the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank majeo
Reviewed 15 January 2018

To climb the great wall and feel and see the history of a man made wonder of the world was amazing. Part of the wall I climbed was built between 206 - 220 b.c by the first Emperor of China. You can walk for miles...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank woebetide
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This was our second visit to the Great Wall (the first at Jinshanling ten years ago) and I thought it would be the same level of exertion. However, I was surprised how puffed I was even though I'm fit. Even when there aren't steps, the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank TheRelfster
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13 August 2018|
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Response from majeo | Reviewed this property |
Your best option is to visit that part of the wall, and not any other because of time restrictions and other reason as well. Once you off the cruise ship hire one taxi outside there will be many, make sure to have their... More
15 March 2017|
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Response from 153brunos | Reviewed this property |
from Tianjin downtown to the place, I paid 1400 yuans for two taxis! You have to bargain a little bit.
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1 March 2015|
Response from Jolene912 |
Hi, I was wondering if you ever figured this out as we are also taking a cruise to Tianjin and I want to hire a driver to take us there... Thank you, Jolene