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Changping Ancient Great Wall of Yan Ruins

Address: Southwest of Satellite City, Changping District, Beijing 102200, China
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Ranked #56 of 1,226 Attractions in Beijing
Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had 2 options to climb the wall: 1. Steep and narrow 2. Easier route. We took the easier route which was still difficult since the steps are uneven and if you are not near a handrail can be hard to keep your balance. I luckily had brought a walking stick which was very helpful. The climb was very windy... More 

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

You have several options of what section to climb on the wall. From Beijing you can take the train or taxi to the area you prefer. Read up on the various areas and choose the one right for you. This Badaling Hills area has the most people but it is one of the best preserved. If taking a taxi ask... More 

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Paris, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

What a great trip! Arrangements all made through Gate 1 Travel left nothing for us but enjoyment. A 10 day trip including Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai with all the sights and most of the meals. Very professional guides giving all the information required or requested. Meals at local restaurants for an authentic taste of China. Have traveled worldwide and have... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

You know it was a wall built thousands of years ago by slaves who pulled the blocks of rocks one by one. But knowing is a different feeling from actually being there, climbing the huge stairs. A must visit if you're in Beijing, it cannot be missed.

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South Florida, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

We visited and walked the Great Wall near Changping, http://goo.gl/maps/1ujPM (Google Map URL) on new years day, 2013. Yep, it was cold, but the walk, make that climb up the wall quickly warmed us up. An incredible experience. At this portion of the wall, you have 2 options. The portion of the wall to the West (left side from the... More 

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