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Address: Luanping County, Luanping County 068250, China
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Totally worth it, peaceful and amazing!

It was a challenge to understand the best part of the great wall and a friend recommended this. Greattttt! Peaceful, not crowded, lovely scenes! Even over delivered my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It was a challenge to understand the best part of the great wall and a friend recommended this. Greattttt! Peaceful, not crowded, lovely scenes! Even over delivered my expectation. Cheapest way is to get the subway to the nearby station, get the bus (the 8am is better as leaves you by the entrance) along the day and get than the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The Jinshanling section is a long way from Beijing and is a pain to get to, but when you get there it is amazing. Very few people here either. I got to Jinshanling by taking the 908 bus to Mia Yun and then I negotiated a car to and from the wall in Mia Yun. Total cost 290 yuan. Entrance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

It's not an easy place to go from Beijing but this part of The Great Wall is amazing, so it's worth it! The view and hiking experiences are something you will not forget. It takes 2 hours to get to the mountain and almost 4 hours to get back to Beijing (blame it on traffic jam on the highway). You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Very nice part of the wall, not many people when we went on a Friday. The unrestored part left and right of the stretch taken by most is most beautiful, so venture 'the wrong way' for a while! Don't take the cable car, the walk up took us less than 15 minutes from the gate! The best wall hiking save... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The hike from the Jinshanling section up to the Simatai is absolutely fantastic. Not many vendors, but you can still find an expensive cold drink if you need it, not many tourists, you're almost on your own enjoying the spectacular views and the incredible landscape. I really couldn't more recommend this hike. Beijing Downtown Backpackers Accomodation, a youth hostel in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

As someone else here has now mentioned but I didn't see before, the path to Simatai is closed! We were planning to hike to Simatai, but a taxi driver insisted the way was closed. It's a popular scam around the world for drivers to claim something is closed to get you somewhere else, and I didn't see it in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

It's a great experience, hiking the Great Wall. You need to be in decent shape as it's a 6km trek with a fair amount of climbing. Carry water and if you're traveling in winter, make sure you have a good jacket, gloves and hat

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I have been to many sections of Great Wall. But Jinshanling is i think the bessst of all i like!! Its magnificent views are unparalleled. Once you start walking on the wall - just near the cableway of course there are many tourists - but then they start to thin.. and you have the wall to yourself!!! I went there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

News as of 1st August 2015: A small portion on the eastern side of Jinshanling is closed off due to restoration. What it means is that (a) You start from the regular entrance of the wall, walk eastwards, and 2 or 3 watchtowers before the lake / bridge / start of the Simatai section, there is a complete closure. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We stayed in a little hostel in the hutongs of beijing and we transfered by bus to the jinshanling great wall. It was an amazing experience...3 hours and 8km later we had collected enough astonishing views and remarkable memories to talk about it for days. no crowds andluckily perfect weather made this trip awesome. it's said to be the best... More 

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