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Address: Badaling, Beijing 102112, China
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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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This is my second trip to the Great Wall, this time on an organised tour. I didn't use the cable car and walked up from the car park below. Lovely wide Avenue approach with... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my second trip to the Great Wall, this time on an organised tour. I didn't use the cable car and walked up from the car park below. Lovely wide Avenue approach with murals etched into the walls outlining the history. Places to stop to rest and a lovely hotel to stop at to have coffee or beer, clean... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Because I went on a weekend and in summer time, it was over crowded that we had stay an hour in the line to reach the cable car to go to the top of the Great Wall. But once your on top, the view is so breathtaking that you forget how long that line was. However, if you dont have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is a lot of hype around the wall, it's something that you have to see when you go to China. Apparently this is the best place that you can see the wall, it's where they bring all the foreign dignitaries. When you go you have to walk through a lot of stalls selling random things for exorbitant prices. Don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very picturesque part of the Great Wall, with some steep climbs. Spare half a day to enjoy it if you can.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

this should be called the great Queue of China!! it looked like the entire population of china was present there. 2 hours of queue and just 20 min of experience. cable car is a big nono. climb, even if its just 10 steps.orherwise it is nice to see how vast the wall is. its history is interesting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Being at the top of Badaling Great Wall was quite an experience. When you climb to the top and look back, you are taken aback by the spectacular view with a sense of astonishment. The wall stretches beyond where our eyes can see and its truly amazing. Tip: During the Chinese summer holidays, the wall is too crowded. Try to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I tried to find Leo's Hostel on Tripadvisor and am still looking. Their's and only their's in s the one and only private- no hassle - walk 3 km on the wall practically by yourself tour. Anything else and you will be had. Crowds and sellers all the way. This tour leaves from the hostel downtown and takes you to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were visiting great Wall as a part of our trip in china. The Wall is huge, we've been on a part called Badaling. It was crowded with local people because it has a special connection with modern chinese history. Be prepared to take something against sun (hat/suncream) because there is no shade on wall. Some parts of wall have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First question which comes to mind is, as to how did they do it ? Simply amazing. No trip to China can be complete, without visiting this marvel of engineering and perseverance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Been there as part of a tour, was a day long you start and you expect to finish the wall as you can see one of the towers on the top saying that's the end However, it never end :) Just take in consideration the time and what time your tour departs otherwise they will leave without you

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