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Known to the Chinese as the 'Long Wall of Ten Thousand Li', the formidable defensive structures built to ward off invasion of the Celestial Empire by barbarians is called the Great Wall or the Wall of China by Europeans. The construction of certain walls can be explained by feudal conflicts, such as that built by the Wei in 408 BC to defend their kingdom against the Qin. Its vestiges, conserved in the centre of China, antedate by many years the walls built by the Kingdoms of Qin, Zhao and Yan against the northern barbarians around 300 BC. Beginning in 220 BC, Qin Shi Huang, the founder of the Empire...( MORE DETAILS )

Recommended Great Wall Tours


  

One Day Great Wall Hiking around Beijing


Why The unrestored wall, the watch towers, and the beacon towers snaking across the mountain from east to west offer arguably the finest hiking anywhere on the Great Wall.
 
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4 Days Beijing Tour: Aerial Adventure to Great Wall


Have you ever felt looking at the Great Wall from a helicopter? No double, that is SUPER cool. So this is all about the cool stuff in Beijing that you shouldn't miss.
 
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China Honeymoon Tour: Visit the Great Wall


Why not experience the true taste of the orient and take an unforgettable honeymoon to China? China is home to some of the most fantastic and unique sights in the world.
 
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China Group Tour: From Badaling to Guilin-Yangshuo


13 days China join-in Group Tour, including golden attractions in Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Yangshuo, Longsheng, Hangzhou, Suzhou and Shanghai.
 
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Luxurious Tour with Yangtze Cruise


Head for the superb Mutianyu section of the 2,000-year-old Great Wall, which is the country's most famous attraction and one of the few sights in the world that is still able to exceed the expectations of visitors. Walking along the walls and enjoy the breathtaking landscapes.
 
  

11 Days China Inside Tour: Visit Mutianyu Great Wall 


Visit Mutianyu Section of Great Wall. After the hiking tour, pay a visit to Mutianyu Village nearby. Voted one of the most beautiful villages in Beijing, it is regarded as an ideal countryside retreat and has attracted more and more people to stay permanently.
 
  

Travel From Great Wall to Tibet Plateau


The 16-day tour drives you to the Great Wall and along the highest Qinghai-Tibet road of world.You will enjoy the amazing view which people can hardly see when traveling by plane or even train.
 
  

20 Days China Tour: Reach the Great Wall at the last stop


Badaling is the site of the most visited section of the Great Wall approximately 50 miles northwest of urban Beijing city in Yanqing County. The portion of the wall running through the site was built during the Ming Dynasty.
 
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Travel Informations of the Great Wall

 

  • On the day of wedding, red lanterns and beautiful decorations were in Meng's family. Happy guests were crowded in the dining hall. When the darkness came, all the guests returned home. When Fan Xiliang and Meng Jiang Nv wanted to get into their bridal chamber they heard the flying noise of chicken and the barking sound of dogs. The ferocious soldiers entered their house. They didn't say anything; they just arrested Fan in locks. He was transferred to the Great Wall construction site to do harsh labor work... (MORE DETAILS)
     
  • According to history record, there are three dynasties built sections of Great Wall over 5000km: the Great Wall of Qin Dynasty which starts from Lintao in the west and ends at Liaodong in the east. The Great Wall of Han Dynasty spans from Hexi Passway(河西走廊) to Liaodong, covering an distance of over 10000km, and finally the Great Wall of Ming dynasty. Generally speaking, Great Wall of earlier stages is dilapidated and deserted; it is the Great Wall of Ming Dynasty that is best preserved...(MORE DETAILS)
     
  • (1) Badaling Great Wall
    Add: Yanqing County, 70 km from Beijing's city proper;
    Tel: +86-10-69121235/69121338
    Admission: 45 yuan;
    Getting There:
    By Bus: Tourist Bus No.s 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5; or Bus No. 919 from Deshengmen Bus Station;
    By Car: Drive along the Badaling Expressway via Madian Overpass...(MORE DETAILS)
     
  • Juyongguan Pass deprives its name from Qin Dynasty when Emperor Qin Shihuang dispatched a massive group of soldiers composed by criminals, young soldiers and migrant workers to build the Great Wall, which is called "徙居庸徒" (literally means"Move the Common and Mediocre People Here")...(MORE DETAILS)
     
  • First, Mutianyu Section of the Great Wall distinguishes itself by unique architectural style and passes of strategically significance. On both sides of this section, merlons or Duokou(垛口) were built...(MORE DETAILS)
     
 
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