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Great Wall at Huanghuacheng

60 km (37 miles) N of Beijing, Beijing, China
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Ranked #4 of 1,247 Attractions in Beijing
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: Located near a lake and a reservoir, this part of the Wall is called Yellow Flower Fortress and is a good place for hiking.
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Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

A must see if you are in China! We walked all the way up to the top . At the top we were greeted by some fun-loving Chinese docents for a photo-shoot with fun Chinese props. We then took the go carts down the mountain which was a total blast. Well worth the trip.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It was in my wish-list before. Yesterday, I came here and impressed by the grandeur of the great wall. It's worth to climbing and enjoy the whole sightseeing that you can see from here.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

If staying in Beijing a visit to the wall is a must, you can walk, ride in a golf buggy type car or cycle solo or tandem the view from up there is good.

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Melbourne
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

If you're catching a bus, it's hard to get to unless you can speak and read Chinese, but it's worth the trek.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Gives you a real feel of how it would have been. Fantastic views. A definite must. try to go on a clear day.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is one Mans' great structures of the world. Created in a barbaric times when the people's of the world knew no boundaries and roamed like sheep. Communications with each other was at it's infancy. Be prepared for the unexpected this is no ordinary wall that divides one section from another. This is an achievement of Man against nature and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We totally loved it. Nice wall, not over-repaired, calm quiet atmosphere... In the spring, dazzling flowers are in bloom. Really beautiful!

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New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Extremely crowded though, which makes it difficult to admire the site...When you travel that far, you expect to see more and go step by step instead of being pushed by never ending wave of tourists.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

One of the most amazing experiences and views ever. This is the one thing that will stay with me forever

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

On the day that we went it was a bit cloudy, but you could see the spectacular dam and the georgeous lake. We did one thing that was not part of the tour. We purchased tickets to take a boat ride on the Lake. It was super!!! Everything was so clean. These people appreciate the tourist so bring your smile... More

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