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Great Wall at Huangya Pass (Huangyaguan Changcheng)

Jixian County, Tianjin, China
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Ranked #1 of 296 Attractions in Tianjin
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: Less known to foreigners, another section of the Great Wall also has a Museum, the Beiji Temple, and Bagua City with the Bagua Labyrinth.
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Beverly Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was a nice spot to see the wall. And we were definitely exhausted after our three hour climb up the wall. We didn't hike it all in that time, and even if we had more time, I don't think we would have made it any further out of sheer exhaustion. It wasn't too crowded even though we did go... More

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Tianjin, China
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

If you are in China, a visit to the Great Wall is a must. Along with the Terracotta Warriors, this are the two things your friends will ask about! I suspect you already know this, but one of the biggest surprises for me was discovering that there is no such thing as 'The Great Wall', instead there are a number... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I leaned some good items reading the reviews here. I went by taxi to the Hebei bus station, took the bus and then hired a driver for the next 4 hours. Make sure to go to the upper ticket booth for the Great Wall, it is away from the main tourist area. I arrived "early" and only saw only about... More

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

About 2 hours outside of central Tianjin, so we hired a taxi to take up there, wait for us, and then bring us back. Much less crowded and touristy than other popular spots in Beijing and is a lovely walk along the wall. You can take a bus/kart up to the top for RMB30 and then walk 'down'. however this... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Reached here by a private taxi from Tianjin (500 Y round trip for half day). There were hardly any visitors (no foreign tourists). 50 Y for entry ticket (no lines). Tip - should start very early in ththe morning. July was extremely hot and be prepared for countless number of steps. There were vendors selling water and ice cream along... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We had to take a taxi out of the way to the bus station, take the bus, bargain with taxis to take us up to the entrance and back down again to the bus station, BUT.....the experience there was wonderful! It's totally worth it! We had the Wall practically to ourselves. We were able to take all sorts of pictures... More

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Jamaica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I liked it, has all the views, and is a part of the Great wall of China. I arrived from the Tianjin Cruise Terminal.. takes about 3 hrs to get there. We got there a little before they closed the gates. The food is very expensive.. cup noodles $10, a plate with rice and your choice of meat is about... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I was thoroughly happy to have chosen this site. In the month of February, it had little snow also however, it was not a problem. Enjoyed walking up and walking down. As long as you are careful, and cautious, its not bad at all. View from the top is amazing even. Must visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This part of the Great Wall is not as crowded as the ones in Beijing. It is about 2 hours drive from the Tianjin city and would recommend anyone who is in tianjin.

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Moline, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

My family (husband and two small children 4 and 2) lived in China for 2 years. We visited the Wall in Huangya Pass twice. Once with a visiting family and then the other for the Great Wall Marathon. It is steep and uneven! So watch your step. Any part of the wall is filled with beauty. My kids loved running... More

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