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Laolongtou (Old Dragon's Head)

South of Shanhaiguan District, Shanhaiguan District, Qinhuangdao 066200, China
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South of Shanhaiguan District, Shanhaiguan District, Qinhuangdao 066200, China
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"starting point"
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"day trip"
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"the dragon"
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"original structure"
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"entrance ticket"
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"nice walk"
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"other attractions"
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"short walk"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was excited and waiting for the dragon head, the wall and the sea. However, when I was there, it quite disappointing me. I mean it's good but if you went to other wall, it quite long, you need hiking and spent sometime there. Compared...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very cool to see the beginning of the wall. We did a day trip on the bullet train from Beijing. Long day but so worth it. The fort area is touristy in that there is lots to see and read. And its been...More

Thank Dave D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a lovely place but unfortunately we were there on a rainy day. So photography was a little out. As we had arrived quite early in the morning, we were happy to be able to get a good briefing from our friend Ms.Lau who...More

Thank Yi C
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

Have not been in The Great Wall in Beijing yet but Old Dragon's Head is cool ( entrance ticket is 30 RMB ), that's the place where the great wall starts ( from the sea ) there is also a temple next to it on...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2018

After visiting most other Great Wall places in the country I consider this as a logical completion of the Great Wall tour.

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

Daughter's desire to see where the wall went in to the ocean. Very look to visit. However the day we visited although sunny was bitterly cold.

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

If you're in Beijing, its not worth coming to Laolongtou just for this. If you've seen the wall already, then this won't look any different really. But if you're in the area already, why not? Its on a nice beach, in a nice area, and...More

Thank R958_James
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Reviewed January 24, 2018

Having hiked different sections of the Great Wall I had set my sights on visiting the Dragon's Head even if only to say I had been to the end / beginning. On a clear day it was spectacular - even with the crowds! Yes, it...More

Thank Tony B
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Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

This is the place to come to. The Old Dragon's Head (literally translated from Lao Long Tou 老龙头) is a tower that rests on the edge of the ocean, marking the beginning of the Great Wall if China. Not only do you get to see...More

Thank Seth L
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

I went there back in 18th December,2017 with a team, including a English guide, named Carole and I was just amazed to see, how the emperor at that ancient times even think of this type of construction and how did they do this. I could...More

Thank Redwan F
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Chippy54
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Response from 19Stevenson86 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't do it as a day tour from Beijing. The Dragon's Head was a highlight of the trip for me, so I took the train from Beijing to Qinhuangdao (2 hours?) and stayed at a hotel for two nights (the Shangri La, which was... More
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March 23, 2018|
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Response from Redwan F | Reviewed this property |
2-3 hours is enough for visiting and exploring the area. It would be great, if you have a local bilingual guide. Thus you can have the overview of the history which will surely increase memory, importance and enjoyment of... More
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