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Gubeikou Town, Beijing 101508, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...can describe the amazing feeling sitting on one of the old watchtowers with simply no one around. we felt like the guards watching for the mongolian armee. unbelievable, one of our most impressive trips ever.

Thank Lucy-Munich
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

This part of the wall is beautiful and the best part is that you will not be bothered by annoying tourists shoving umbrellas in your face and pushing you around. I hiked the coiled dragon loop and it took me about 4 hours. However I...More

Thank Zaheer K
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place ! You know it’s gonna be huge but when you see it, walk on it, realize how old it is and hard to climb, this is more than AMAZING ! One of the most impressive place I have ever done. I...More

1  Thank Frederique H
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Gubeikou for two days and did two treks, the coiled dragon loop (circa 2.5 hours around Gubeikou) and the longer 6 hour hike to Jingshanling. Absolutely great seeing the wall in (nearly) its raw state with great views of the mountains and...More

1  Thank alpalio
Reviewed May 10, 2018

We had a 7 or 8 hour trek - it felt as if we were off the beaten track. This part of the Wall has not been renovated and so is rough and crumbling - in parts we walked along a path just a few...More

1  Thank DandJandFam
Reviewed March 27, 2018

If you haven't gone to the Great Wall of China, you must. The steps are uneven and steep but the experience is like no other. The crowds were moderate and the views were great despite the smog.

Thank Julianna Z
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited this older part of the wall with Leo our guide from Beijing walking tours We were the only people on the wall so an amazing private tour The walk up is not for the old or unfit as many steps but well worth...More

1  Thank Collin M
Reviewed December 27, 2017

This section of the Great Wall starts immediately from the western side of the river from Gubeikou. Looking at the mountain from the southern end of the town and about 3/4 the way up the mountain, we reached the tower which has a very steep...More

1  Thank Max P
Reviewed November 29, 2017

One of the more interesting section of the wall. Would love to visit the entire length if staying longer.

Thank Emma G
Reviewed November 22, 2017

One of the more challenging sections as it's falling down in several parts, overgrown in others, and with nothing in the way of side walls and spiky foliage on the surface, it's often a test for those with a fear of heights. Despite that, the...More

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Response from shabbirsk | Reviewed this property |
best time early morning just after sunrise if you can make it there .