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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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A breathtaking sight

We visited as a couple. It took a couple of hours to get there from our out of town hotel, but it is well worth the travel time! It's colossal and very difficult to climb up and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We visited as a couple. It took a couple of hours to get there from our out of town hotel, but it is well worth the travel time! It's colossal and very difficult to climb up and we're both reasonably fit! The crowds are a little bit much, but you can find a spot to get a photo without too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Went there in 3rd week of August, luckily it was a hot sunny day. Crowd every where, the ticket queue, cable car queue and finally huge crowd at the top too. Took 1.5 hour to get the ticket then another half to get in cable car. But it was worth waiting. We took the cable car to 8th tower then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

why I say I was on top of the world coz being disabled on a wheelchair and still being able to be at the top of great wall of china was a dream come true. to my luck it was not crowded at all as I would say reading the reviews of people where they talk about it being most... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Went to China for 3 weeks and could not miss going to the great wall. It is very impressive to walk on stones that are 1000 years old. Views are breath taking.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

I have visited the China Great Wall at both Mutianyu and Badaling section and BOTH are good for a day trip from Beijing but at the same time very touristic and commercial places. I will not mention the name of the company organizing the tours for me because I feel they are almost all the same (in fact I don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The sheer size is awesome. Get there early to avoid the crowds. By 11am it was packed. It is capped at 80000 visitors a day!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is the most visited & crowded section of the Great Wall because there is a chair lift available, try other areas if u want to climb somewhere with less people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Simply amazing. One of my favorite part of the great wall. I visit here almost every time I visit Yanqing county. A great place away from urban and hustle bustle of beijing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We travelled in a family group of 2x 60 year olds, 2 x 30 year olds and 2x under 2. All managed to climbed it (although the 9months old being carried in the baby bjorn didn't really climb). It was a really hot day - 35 degrees and 99% humidity - the heat was killer. Luckily we took water but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The Great Wall is spectacular. Seeing it and hiking it reveal the magnitude of this wonder. A highlight of China.

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