The Great Wall at Badaling, Beijing

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Originally built under the Ming dynasty to protect Beijing against invasion and attack, The Great Wall at Badaling was the first part of the Great Wall of China to open for tourists. Visitors can walk a 3.7 km (2.3 mi) stretch that is accessible by both cable car and stairs. Notice the width of the wall here--at 6 m (20 ft) across, it would have accommodated five horses or ten soldiers to march side by side. Watch out for steep and uneven steps, and grab the handrail for stability. A visit to The Great Wall at Badaling represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Beijing road trip app to plot your vacation.
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  • Before leaving for our trip to China in September, 2019, we booked a tour to the Great wall in Badaling and tge Ming Tombs. We chose the tour to Badaling, because it was the closest portion of the...  more »
  • Wonder of the world. It's extremely huge, grandiose, massive, impressive. Views of wall and panorama around are really spectacular and breathtaking. I can't even believe that people at that time had.....  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful Heritage of human around the world is great wall of China. It is very beautiful with colorful trees in autumn. Don't miss it if u go to china
  • Badaling is a one place that tourists can observe and climb the Great Wall of China. The Great Wall is a historical important place in China and popular among the local and foreign tourists. Usually crowded. Rest room facilities are available in many places along the Great Wall. Entrance ticket need to be purchased. Shoes with Rubber soles are advised as the footpath on the wall is slippery.
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