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Address: Badaling, Beijing 102112, China
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Phone Number: 010-69121226
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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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Enjoyed this wonderful man made structure.Very steep in places so not for people with limited agility.Wonderful views but quite crowded.Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed this wonderful man made structure.Very steep in places so not for people with limited agility.Wonderful views but quite crowded.Well worth a visit.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Saw a tour company close to the Novotel peace hotel. we went in with a local friend and said all we wanted was to see the great wall , a few other highlights nothing more no wasting time, well were we in for a surprise the bus pulls up ( 1st registered 1960.s) this heap of rubbish should not have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is one of the most famous part of the Great Wall. It is crowd but it is really worth it to visit it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I absolutely loved visiting the Great Wall at Badaling. It was so much fun climbing the wall and thinking about what a role the wall played in the development of what is now a progressive China. Warning: wear sensible shoes--you will be walking on uneven rocks, steps of varying size, moving with a crowd, and don't overburden yourself with excess... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quite a challenging climb- but definately worth it-take your time to make the ascent, with plenty of R & R stops, and hydrate, and of course to just look,-- the view is absolutely amazing- the sense of history, and being in the presence of greatness, the challenges faced by the people who built the wall, it`s location, the purpose for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the local train there, sat on the floor for 1.5hr. Used a local tour guide, though done it in a none touristic way. Get a hat if it's warm, use the "ski elevator" to go up, as the walls are really steep and even walking 200m is very hard. Scenes on the wall and away are truly magnificent, no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Yes, it was hot, and very humid, but just climbing the wall gives one a tiny sample of the hardships endured by those who were forced to build it! If someone who is healthy, well rested, well fed, and on vacation finds it a challenge, I can't imagine how workers toiled to build it under duress! The views are spectacular!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to the Great Wall of Badaling during winter season by train which stops about 2km from the great wall which you have to walk to the ticket counter to pay your entrance fees. Since it was during winter season, we were not so positive about walking up the Great Wall because we suspected the stairs might be slippery... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is no other Great Wall that embodies the magnificence of China. It is one of the wonders of the world and rightfully so. Climbing the stairs is no easy chore, but the vistas are superb and not to be missed. Make yourself do this. Not everybody gets to do this, but you should. It is clean, well-supervised and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While Badaling is a little more touristy than the farther entrances to the Great Wall, it's wonderful to be able to walk along the wall no matter where you are. Just go!!! This location has a shop with good bathrooms at the bottom, which does make it more comfy than the farther-away spots. The "sliding car" was closed when we... More 

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