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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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Private Hiking Day Tour: Yanqing Badaling Incomplete Great Wall
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Full-Day Great Wall of Badaling with Ming Tomb Tour from Beijing
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Simply must go

Of course the more visited part of the Great Wall, but a MUST to visit before you try any other visits of the Great Wall.

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Montreal, Quebec
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Of course the more visited part of the Great Wall, but a MUST to visit before you try any other visits of the Great Wall.

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Enterprise, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This section of the wall has a challenging stair climb almost right away. Should be in fairly good physical condition.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the perfect day trip if you want to take a break from the hectic Beijing (and also breathe some fresh air). About 1 1/2h drive and you can easily spend a couple of hours walking this piece of the wall. I recommend to take the cable car up and do the ~1h walk down.

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Indian Shores, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Being the closest sectiont o Beijing, Badaling gets the most tourists and you will find it very crowded. I would highly recommend visiting the sections of the Great Wall that are a bit further away (still an easy day trip from Beijing), such as Jinshanling and Simatai, which are far more natural and spectacular.

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Ebeltoft, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the Wall at badaling a day i february. Weather fantastic sunny and clear. Wonderful and amazing. We took the public bus (1 hour and 12 rmb) from Beijing. We walked to the Wall (no slide car!) and took the southside that was much less crowded. Very nice with amazing views.

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Ningde, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The view is incredible, you have to visit this place if you are in Beijing. There is nothing better than the architecture of this place

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Great Wall in December; it was freezing cold that day but still very crowded. We went early in the morning to avoid some of the crowds and enjoyed the little town area and shopping after we were done with our hike. This section of the wall has some very steep stair areas, so be careful with... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Few "must see" destinations truly live up to the hype, but the Great Wall is one for me. The restoration at Badaling is sympathetic without being Disney and gives you a great feeling of its scope. If you are not fit and able bodied, this is an attraction NOT to enter. The climb is brutal even in these supposedly easy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this section of the wall because the city was crowded and the other sections would be difficult to enter. Be prepared, this section has no facility to climb up, so lots of stairs will be waiting for you. But once up there, at the end of the section, the view is fantastic. Its really an amazing construction... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the 877 Bus to Badaling from Jishuitan subway station - follow the sign on the pavement outside the station. The bus station is located 10 minutes walk from the station. If you look for a big "fortress" you shouldn't miss the station. They buses where running all the time when we arrived(every 5-10minutes). We payed the fee (12) onboard... More 

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