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Address: Northwest of Dunhuang, Dunhuang 736200, China
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Its a just magnificent!

Going here is like going back in history. Its a magnificent structure and one can't help but marvel at the architecture. Its amazing how they built this endless structure at a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Going here is like going back in history. Its a magnificent structure and one can't help but marvel at the architecture. Its amazing how they built this endless structure at a time when they didn't have access to high-end tools like we have today. I went here in October, just at the onset of winter. There were ice-cold winds blowing... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

ruins of parts of the great walls of china. if you have seen those in the other parts of china, you are likely to find this not interesting and not impressive considering the efforts u put in to get here and the entrace fee you have to pay

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Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
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126 reviews 126 reviews
93 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This site is very small but is awesome because it is not restored. You are standing beside parts of the Great Wall that are about 1800 years old. And that is awesome. It is included in a package minivan trip to Yardan Formations Geopark. Unless you're a big history buff, it's probably not worth paying for a taxi to take... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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59 reviews 59 reviews
24 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Considering the location, thousands of kilometers away from Beijing, this is a place worth visiting for every China enthusiast. And a great contrast to the Great Wall sections near Beijing!

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Beijing, China
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

When we went there was no people besides me. The wall was simple with no information provided. On the side there was a little shop selling things. Good for learning history but don't stay long.

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Brisbane, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great Wall oh yes, views fabulous and the climb to the top a great experience - the walk down is a little daunting... people everywhere all clambering to get to the top and pushing their way through the crowds. I travelled with my sister inlaw who is blonde so we became a great attraction to - being stopped many times... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This section of the Great Wall is one of the oldest and the fact it remains testifies to the low rainfall. The immensity of the effort and the logistics involved are incredible. You are really seeing an insight into history.

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Seattle, Washington
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Historical and original, this is the part of the wall that is truly amazing. There's not much to see, so it's a nice quick pit stop, as other have mentioned. There is a bathroom (a western toilet, even) and souvenir shop across the road with a freezer of ice cream.

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Nottingham, England
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stopped here on our way to the Yunnan Pass. Not much to see here but you can say you've been and got the photo.

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Los Angeles
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This is a must-seen attraction if you've come all the way to Dunhuang. I visited here on my 2nd day. It's good. Despite not knowing much about the history of this attraction site, I felt the pictures took were worthwhile.

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