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The Great Wall at Badaling

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Address: Badaling, Yanqing County 102112, China
Phone Number: 010-69121226
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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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I've been wanting to see the Great Wall since I was a little girl and so this visit was a huge deal for me. I booked myself on a day tour and once we were done with the nearby... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

I've been wanting to see the Great Wall since I was a little girl and so this visit was a huge deal for me. I booked myself on a day tour and once we were done with the nearby Ming Tomb, Jade factory visit, etc we made our way to Badaling. The drive itself is gorgeous and sort of prepares... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

The simplest way to Badaling is from Beijing North railway station at Xizhimen. They don't speak English, but they're used enough to foreigners to point them the right way. Badaling itself you must, must get there early. Like 7am. That way you beat the hawkers and 90% of the crowds.also when you get to the wall itself, you have the... More 

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Dover, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

There are many ways to get to this popular spot to view the Great Wall, but I would strong advise against taking any of the guided Chinese tours. First of all, they stop at every possible factory where they will try to sell you fake jade, fake tea, fake silk, and fake anything else you can imagine. And they just... More 

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Amritsar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Had the chance to got there in the month of January when the surroundings were covered in snow and believe me that was a spectacular view. It was very chilling and windy at the same time so you have to take care of yourself with some really warm clothes specially travelers with the young kids.One can take the cable car... More 

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Markelo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Badaling is easy to reach from Beijing by bus. Be wondered about a lot of Chinese pushing for the buses.. it's almost funny, except that you need to get in one yourself. Badaling was very, very busy on the day we visited. I really loved to see the giant wall by myself, but after one hour I'd seen enough. Climbing... More 

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Vega Alta, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Even though our visit was during a very foggy day, having the chance to go up the mountain in the cable car and go through the mountain and then come out the opposite side under the Wall was incredible. The Wall is an amazing engineering feat that is simply amazing. You need to experience it personally to really see its... More 

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Wentworth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Great Wall lived up to and surpassed all the hype and our expectations. Beautiful mountainous countryside with this wall snaking up and down and off into the distance -awesome! We were there in late April 2015 as part of a Sinorama tour. We were scheduled to visit on a Saturday but our guides changed our schedule to enable us... More 

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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I went with group tour by bus & then cable car. It was very nice. many restaurants and a KFC around the entrance areas. There are also many small inns in the villages around Badaling.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What can you say? It's the Great Wall of China. One of my bucket list items. I went early in the morning, arriving by 9a. The skies were clear & crisp (as opposed to the dirty Beijing skies). The views were amazing. It became crowed later in the morning, but the experience was well worth any hassle. There is a... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We arrived at the Badaling section of the Great Wall at midday. We were warned by our tour guide that the local Chinese visitors arrive en masse about 2pm and they were right! Once this happens, you can't move and feel unsafe because the steps are all uneven and different heights and due to the sheer quantity of people coming... More 

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Address: Badaling, Yanqing County 102112, China
Phone Number: 010-69121226
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Yanqing County
Average Prices: USD 45 - 45

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