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12 miles north of Changping and 37 miles north of Beijing. Apparently closest portion of Great Wall to Beijing.
Juyong Pass, Changping District, Beijing 102202, China
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely stunning went to top fortress 12 took 2 hours, not for the faint hearted, very strenuous legs felt like jelly getting to the top but worse coming back down, but was worth it with fantastic views

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dash h
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a beautiful, well-maintained section of The Great Wall of China. With all the up and down, walking on it certainly burns energy. The walkways are smooth but tread carefully. Of the 12 fortresses on this section, I visited Fortress No. 12, 13 and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Absolutely amazing!!!! You just cannot be disappointed when visiting The Great Wall. This pass has fantastic views. Do mind your step as some of the sections are somewhat steep. You can still take awesome pictures without having to climb all the way to the top...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Halim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The great wall is one of the seven wonders of the old world. Although accessible through various northern chinese states, the Juyong pass is one of the most tourist friendly and scenic parts of the wall to experience. Although parts of the climb are steep...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Prem Anand N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just recently walked Juyong Pass. Over the years we have done both the Great Wall at Mutianyu and Badaling. I have to say Juyong Pass seemed to be harder because it seemed to be steeper with bigger steps than I remember at the other...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank baytravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose our tour because of the visit to The Great Wall and we were not disappointed. A must for every traveller. We couldn't get over how steep and depth of each step. I find it difficult to imagine climbing and walking any distance on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rosie1166
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a very good place to visit, just got off from Bejing railway station and got line 2 blue color, and got off from Jisitan metro station and took a taxi, it's better to take taxi because but cost about 120 RMB per a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 269chamilar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I understand that there are several GW access points, however, this was the pass offered on our tour. With that said we loved it. Be prepared to hike up large steps. There are fortresses 8-12 available here, if you can get past fortress 8, the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 143april
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently took a tour of China and one of the highlights was climbing the Great Wall of China. It had been on my bucket list to see the wall so it was with excitement that we set out for this part of the Wall...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barbara V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on an 11 day bus tour that stopped here, after getting reservations the previous day. Even in mid November it was quite crowded but apparently, it is more so in peak season. (There does seem to be a limit as to the number...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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April 1, 2018|
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Response from Mooyao | Reviewed this property |
From Chong wen men, take Beijing Subway (Di Tie) Line 2 (either the inner circle or the outer circle, one is 8 stops one is 10 stops) to Xi zhi men, change to subway Line 13 (5 stops) to Xi er qi, then change to subway... More
March 10, 2018|
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Response from ROCruiser | Reviewed this property |
Been to Badaling once and Jurong Pass three times. I found the Jurong Pass part of the wall much easier, quieter and nicer. You can easily walk up to the beginning of the climb and then decide how far you want to go or not... More
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January 22, 2018|
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Response from OriginalOldGoat | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the time of day you visit. We were on a tour and we got up at 4 in the morning to visit the wall. We were there early and it was rather relaxing visit, we then had a coffee at the bottom at about 11 o-clock. As... More