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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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May 2015

Excellent. Cable car up, walked down. Do not miss the museum, well laid out and interesting (also v quiet, no one in there!)

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Excellent. Cable car up, walked down. Do not miss the museum, well laid out and interesting (also v quiet, no one in there!)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

What a dream coming true for us! The few from the steps of the Great Wall was breath-taking! How did the great emperor - Shi Hwang Ti manage to build this Great Wonder, we wonder! And we were told this Great Wonder stretching many miles can be seen even from space! Truly a very worthwhile trip to relive History where... More 

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Harwich, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

An easy gondola ride up to a section of the wall, from which you can climb up or down these ancient steps to explore. Even on a cloudy and foggy day, we had great views and were able to understand how impressive this undertaking was. I was also delighted to learn they had colorful foliage in their fall and snow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I walked the whole way :). to be honest this is one of the hardest things I have ever done but one of the most rewarding things. it blows my mind to think how old this is yet still in awesome condition. it is hard to walk, the steps are so very irregular and it takes stamina but you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Wall at Badaling is a very easy way to enjoy the best features of the Ming Dynasty wall. There is a fast, smooth, clean gondola that takes you right to the wall. From there, you can go left or right (or both!) to walk and climb along the wall sections, going through at least three watchtowers without much effort.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We decided to take the bus to the wall as they are every twenty minutes so more frequent than that train but they stop at 12.00. Warning when you get to the bus stop, immediately you will see big blue stickers with bus numbers 919 and 877-this is not the real bus stop!!! Taxi touts are there and tell you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

There are so many ways to describe this historical place and I can't wait to return and explore some more....... Just breathtaking, the view and the workout lol

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I spent 4 days in Beijing a few years back with the intention of seeing The Great Wall from at least two areas. First one was from Mutianyu. Yes, it was less crowded but the views were equally stunning as the one from Badaling. The Great Wall from Badaling was very crowded but that's what made my experience even more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This was on my bucket list and a once in a lifetime adventure. Took a tour and we paid for the cable car ride up and climbed up the rest of the way. Not too crowded so we took our time with our tour group. There were some steep areas going up so if you have bad knees this would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This would have been an enjoyable experience...BUT...too many people were at this location to move or enjoy taking photos for our memories. We went on a Saturday which could have been part of it. I was told this site is always crowded even during the week. The amount of people and then it started to rain made the steps and... 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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