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Great Wall at Huangya Pass (Huangyaguan Changcheng)

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Address: Jixian County, Tianjin, China
Description: Less known to foreigners, another section of the Great Wall also has a...
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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Great Wall Visit May 2015

Stunning attraction. This part of the wall has been very well restored and is a must see for all tourists visiting the area. Great views and good exercise. Also a great place to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Stunning attraction. This part of the wall has been very well restored and is a must see for all tourists visiting the area. Great views and good exercise. Also a great place to take a breath of clean fresh air.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

An adventure to reach from central Tianjin, but once you're there it's worth the trip. The wall snakes upwards from both sides of the ticket office and is especially steep if you turn right and cross the road. Less ambitious people can get a decent taste (and good pictures) by turning left and ascending until you're tired. The courtyard with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Visited the Great Wall at Huangyaguan during mid May as part of my participation in the Great Wall Marathon 2015. It is a breath taking section of the wall in good repair with stunning views. Simply amazing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

it was great experience.....we walked all over the wall.....it was a long walk....a little advice....carry atleast 2 lt of water with you....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Went in Mid Appril 2015 and the weather was mid 20C. The day we went had "cloudy" weather. Going to the Great Wall is a must do when in China. However I was warned that the Great Wall near Beijing was very crowded. With a ride from uncle, We found very little people there. You can have the whole wall... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Went to Huangyaguan from Tianjin. The trip there was an adventure but went surprisingly smoothly (even negotiating for the cab driver to wait at the wall). Definitely worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were lucky to go on a sunny and beautiful day. We climb the wall, 2 hours that nice. View, scenery and also during the week you can enjoy the wall only for you because nobody go. Week end is a bit more people. We made some good picture and had a lot of fun. Recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Going to the Great Wall is a must do when in China. However the section in Beijing can be very crowded. Taking a train from Tianjin for an hour and renting a mini van taxi gets you to the Huangya Pass (or 黄崖关长城). When we went, there was only a few people. It was like having the whole Great Wall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Stunning part of the Great Wall. Luckily we had a sunny day but wrap up warm in March (snow was still on some steps!) Watch out if you are invited to light an incense stick by a monk- you'll get 'dinged' for several dollars worth!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I loved visiting this section of the wall. I've been to seven separate sections, I think. This is not the favorite of those (because it's hard to name a favorite when I like each section for distinct reasons), but it's well worth a go. To say this is in Tianjin may mislead people a bit. It's in Tianjin Municipality. It's... More 

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Address: Address: Jixian County, Tianjin, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Tianjin Region  >  Tianjin

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