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Pinggu Jiangjunguan Great Wall

Jiangjunguan Village, Kaoshanji Country, Pinggu District, Beijing 101202, China
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Ranked #20 of 1,229 attractions in Beijing
Type: Historic Sites, Architectural Buildings
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New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Just wish someone would of told me there was a skylift cuz I had to walk the entire way up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Kingston, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

LOVED IT! A must see and climb! The views are unimaginable as you are driving towards the wall and when you are at the top. The weather had been cool so we were all dressed warmly but the steps are steep and uneven and it is quite a workout so we were stripping down fast the higher we went! Wear... More

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Minsk, Belarus
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

You cannot say you have truly seen China without taking a trip to the Great Wall. Yes you must be in shape to do it, but it will worth your time. You will be amazed by the grandeur of this magnificent masterpiece. I was very tired after going through this but it’s one of a kind experience. The scenery is... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

this is a must for any visit to china.Hard route which is very steep is worth the effort but is seriously steep so make sure you are up to it. Our family separated to make sure we could have the best experience we could 'manage'. lots of cheap but reasonable quality souvenirs which are worth buying. the gide books can... More

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Pinellas Park, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

This is a special site where you can take wheelchair all the way. Best for elderly. Young people can climb up.

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Buckinghamshire
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118 reviews 118 reviews
47 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We were told that by going out to this part of the wall we would find there were less tourists, but on the day we went - a Sunday - it was quite crowed in places. Most people do seem to stop after the first tower so if you keep on walking you will find it empties out and becoming... More

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British Columbia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

This has ticked a huge bucket list place for me. You must be in fit condtion to really enjoy the hike and steps and inclines.Most Europeans/Americans only tackled the first tower,{overweight and unfit }the best parts are 3 /4 towers away from the crowds.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

I was on a business trip so didn't have to organise entry etc. We pulled up at the wall and simply went for a stroll. The occasional tourist, but very few people; very few postcard touts too, and those who were there were super-polite. Do some homework - there's not much information on the wall - bring sturdy walking shoes,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Although it was a rainy day the view is great and everything is well organized and functional because you can choose to get to the great mountain walking or with cable car service

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Paris, France
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198 reviews 198 reviews
77 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Get a birds eye view of the Forbidden city and Beihai Park. There is much history here as well, so read before you go to get the most out of this promontory. Personally this should be a part of the forbidden city tour. So just keep going once you've crossed the moat of the forbidden city.

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