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Juyong Pass of Great Wall

Juyong Pass, Changping District, Beijing 102202, China
+86 10 6977 1665
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12 miles north of Changping and 37 miles north of Beijing. Apparently closest portion of Great Wall to Beijing.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steep climb” (40 reviews)
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Juyong Pass, Changping District, Beijing 102202, China
+86 10 6977 1665
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What can one say, there are no words to describe the feeling of actually seeing this. Worth the trip from anywhere & everywhere!

1  Thank Archivesisis1995
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

please consider if you bring a child or and elderly, cause the steps is about 50 degree up. and cost you a lot of energy

Thank stefanuswisnu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Wall of China is considered as one of the seven wonders of the worl and is always in the list of places to be visited. This part of the great wall of China is considered to be relatively new. The place is amidst very...More

2  Thank sridharan2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two hours is not enough to climb up and back the steep steps. The day our group went was sunny and very hot. The climb was strenouous even though I tried to get my legs in shape before the trip. With more time I likely...More

1  Thank packerfan500
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Steep part of the wall so not great for those with knee issues but stunning views and less tourists! So rewarding to get to the top as it's higher than the other parts of the wall you can see from here. I think it's also...More

Thank Bec H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Absolutely amazing experience to climb the Great Wall. Went with SNA tours who gave us 2hrs to do as we pleased. It's a great entrance for a mixed group - the fit ones turned right onto the steep steps (some made it to tower 12...More

1  Thank Moana033
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Another tick off the bucket list. This was an amazing thing to see and walk on. It was quite a difficult climb to Watch Tower 8 but we made it! Some who were much fitter where able to get to the top of Watch Tower...More

2  Thank Cheryll M
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This part of the wall is great if you like hiking. Unlike more popular sections there is no cable car and you need to walk to the top up many many steps. There are two sides to choose from - one very high and steep...More

2  Thank 53deve
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The west side is much steeper than the east side but offers the best views. If time is an issue, climb to Tower 12 on the west side which is the highest point and return the same way you came. If time is not an...More

Thank pyctravellingman
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We spent 2 hours at the Great Wall with our Nexus tour group. It is an amazing experience to see this unbelievable structure. But be warned it is very steep. We were lucky that we had a clear mild day in April so it wasn't...More

Thank Kelley W
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16 June 2017|
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Response from NeilSchier | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there is a shop with ice cream and drinks. They do offer a certificate service and this can be incorporated with a booklet showing many wall pics for about 200 yuan .
15 November 2016|
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Response from Kathy and Amir K | Reviewed this property |
Hello, sorry only just seen your question. There are no cable cars available to get up the Great Wall at the Jiyong Pass - it can be climbed only and is very steep. However, it is a great view all round looking up to the... More
23 March 2015|
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Response from Bj E | Reviewed this property |
Juyongguan (Juyong) Pass has two 'sub-passes,' one at the valley's south and the other at the north. The southern one is called "Nan (pass)" and the northern is called "Badaling". The Juyong pass is 18-kilometer (11 miles... More