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Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing

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Exceptionally well preserved and rich in detail, Mutianyu Great Wall offers visitors an iconic view of China's symbolic World Heritage Site and one of the seven man-made wonders of the world. This segment of the wall was originally built in the 6th century CE during the Northern Qi dynasty and has remained unchanged since 1569. The section boasts many watchtowers and is surrounded by a dense forest, which makes for sweeping scenery. Access the wall by climbing the approximately 4,000 steps, riding the chairlift, or taking the gondola lift. To visit Mutianyu Great Wall on your trip to Beijing, use our Beijing trip itinerary maker.
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  • We hired a taxi for the day in Beijing. We did this to beat the touringcars and that worked. We got in the taxi at 6AM (yes very early) and arrived at the gates just before they opened. Because of...  more »
  • If you are wondering which of the great walls to go, i will highly recommend this one at Mutianyu! Lesser tourist, public transport available and coupled with the great views on offer.  more »
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