Yes, the Great Wall of China is great. And yes, to imagine how it was built makes it even more impressive. But a Wall is a Wall. It is what it is.
But consider the craftsmanship, the detail work, not to mention the Feng Shui of the thousands of Terra Cotta Warriors designed to protect the Emperor of Qin 's flank in the afterlife. His tomb was located underground, framed by mountains, river and desert on the other sides. These underground warriors also would help the Emperor rule another empire in the afterlife.
This was in 210 BC. More than 8-thousand life-sized warriors in huge rooms underground. They were found in 1974 by a local farmer who was digging a well. And it will blow you away.More