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The Great Wall at Badaling

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Address: Badaling, Yanqing County 102112, China
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Activities: Walking, Hiking, Wine tasting
Description: The Great Wall of China is considered to be the only man-made project...
The Great Wall of China is considered to be the only man-made project visible from the moon. Although it was once thought to have been built entirely during the Qin Dynasty between 221 and 238 BC, it is now believed to have been started earlier.Stretching more than 6,400 kilometers in length.
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Went here with my husband in April and it was amazing. The wall is absolutely fantastic, an amazing structure. The steps follows the mountain so it gets fairly steep at times... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Went here with my husband in April and it was amazing. The wall is absolutely fantastic, an amazing structure. The steps follows the mountain so it gets fairly steep at times. The steps can be 20, 40 and 60 cm's high and it takes some concentration as they change all the time. If you want to climb, wear good shoes,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

If anyone is thinking of visiting Beijing and the Badaling section of the Great Wall Of China via The Tianjin Cruise port give it very very serious consideration. The Chinese immigration service seam determined to deter tourists from entering their country, considering the expense and determined effort to obtain my multi entry visa as a British subject living in Spain... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

We visited the Great Wall on our Viking Tour of China, what a spectacle worthy of wonder of the world status, it was very busy and hot on our visit, but well worth the climb, and very steep in places, a photographer dream. You could walk this wall for days and still come back for more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Efficient chair lift to get you to a decent height on the wall - then a steep but manageable walk on the wall. This area gives stunning views with the wall meandering off in both directions for many miles into the horizon.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

This well preserved section of the Great Wall is about a 2 hour drive from Beijing. You can walk in two directions - one is slightly easier than than the other therefore more crowded. Both sections are fairly steep and slippery when wet. The views are spectacular. There is plenty of parking. Gift shops and eating places abound.

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Ormskirk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

There were many tourists but they did not distract from the fantastic experience of walking on the part of the Great Wall of China we were allowed to climb. At times it was really steep and we needed a rest before continuing. The guide told us to look to the left where it was towards Mongolia and China to the... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

There is probably a tour to the great wall for every citizen of China; you can’t miss one they are everywhere so there is no need to book a tour before you arrive in China. I am not sure on the cost of tours but the hostel I stayed at offered various ones between 200-400 CNY. Every 6 CNY equal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

It is really eye opening to see the Great Wall. Each step is probably made for giants. How did they make this wall? Amazing. Great respect.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

I thought I was reasonalby fit but I found out the hard way that I am not. We arrived in April for Great wall and caught the train to Badaling. This was only 12RMB a bargain, but you literally have to run to get a seat on the train, I was nearly near dead by the time I bagged a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Visited with two children (12&10) on a day trip to Longqing Xia. This area is much more crowded than the wall at Muitanyou, and I found the views less impressive. Took the cable car to the top and then a very steep climb to the highest point. The great wall is the great wall - very impressive and great views.... More 

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