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Address: Huanghuacheng Village, Jiuduhe Town, Huairou District, Beijing 101404, China
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Rustic, unrestored section of Great Wall: a truly authentic experience!

Leave the tourist hordes of Badaling and Mutianyu behind you as set out to explore a truly un-restored and rustic section of the Great Wall. I did this hike with Beijing Hikers... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leave the tourist hordes of Badaling and Mutianyu behind you as set out to explore a truly un-restored and rustic section of the Great Wall. I did this hike with Beijing Hikers and we had the time of our lives. However, regardless of whom you decide to take this hike with (or if you decide to go alone), do prepared... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

here is the great thing i saw in my life.this wall is so great and i want to see it again and again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

On the way back to Beijing, my friends said, "hey, do you want to see a section of the Great Wall that's under water?" And I said, "okay." It isn't exactly underwater. It's more like the wall was once a bridge over sections of the lake and has since collapsed. It's a very pretty area after a long walk through... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Get a different perspective on the Great Wall from the lakeside. However it is quite difficult to get to as you drive through some villages and around windy rough roads. There are no public transport to get there either. In my opinion it's not really worth the commute. Since you would have already spent a few hours on the Great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2015

On our arrival in Beijing we had a free day before joining our 17 day Group Tour and wanted to spend an extra day visiting the Great Wall of China, before leaving the UK I trawled and researched the net and Tripadvisor and came across Mr. Wang Ping private tours: <privatetaxibeijing@gmail.com> Ping as he likes to be called suggested that... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2014

A fair bit of walking, and a bit of a pain to get to. Mostly restored. DO NOT go way off the tracks unless it's directly towards a bit of wall that you can see, otherwise you'll be left wandering through the bush for ages like we were. Not as good as Jiankou, but there is water I suppose.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2014

It is rare to see the Great Wall accompanied by a lake. The portion of the Water Great Wall which I went to was located beside a small resort village called Xishuiyu. Since this is a resort village, there are places to eat and rest if you are tired. There are also maps available at the ticket gate (if I... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2013

This section of the Great Wall is named for the sea of yellow wildflowers that bloom in the late spring and early summer, giving sudden exhilarating life to this aged portion of the Wall - “Huanghua” in Chinese means “yellow flower”.it is very special – part of the Wall is underwater!Seen from the dam of the reservoir, the stately sunken... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2011

We wandered around in March. It's nothing to special. If you are one time in Beijing and want to see the Great Wall don't choose this part.

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Sydney Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2010

If you are at least a little bit fit and can negotiate a ladder (I did it at the age of 57), go to this part of the Great Wall. We went here with a tour guide and were blown away by the whole experience. Our guide Farah, picked us up at our hotel and stayed with us until she... More 

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