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The Great Wall of China is considered to be the only man-made project visible from the moon. Although it was once thought to have been built entirely during the Qin Dynasty between 221 and 238 BC, it is now believed to have been started...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walk, climb or chair lifts All options available However, most enjoyable when walking I believe Monday is the best day if clear because no pollutions( most of the industry closed on Sunday)

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank tyagiraj
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We travelled here with public transport going there with direct train from North of Beijing, coming back with bus. Plus: +Once you are at a relatively empty location, the panaroma is amazing +To step on such an architecture and consider about early times how &why...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Firstly the wall is a spectacular achievement in scale and scope and you see it as an awesome achievement of mankind and the Chinese people. On the other hand it is a steep and uneventful climb , rather mundane and intrinsically a bit underwhelming. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

To be a hero, one has to climb The Great Wall. Being the most popular with tourists, put on good walking shoes & right attire for the season.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank superpeacejoy
Reviewed 5 days ago

All My life I have heard of the wall and it was better than I imagined. I was surprised how steep the steps could be but they have railings in most places. it does take some energy to climb but the view is worth it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A visit to this place is a must- after all it classifies as a wonder of the world. Facilities for tourists are good.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After living in China over 7 years, I finally went to the Great Wall at Badaling. Had a really good time, would like to visit the wall again sometime.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pieinthesky12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in winter but was very cold. But, is was quiet. Weekend much busier. Avoid private tour. No need. You can just walk it yourself.

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

As the Great Wall is an Unesco world heritage and an unbelievable construction, of course you should go there. Being there in December, and also a Monday, wasn’t too bad as there were not many tourist and walking made you warm. For me the view...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Inger H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went during winter 30 December 2018. I took subway to Jishutan station and walked 15 to 20 mins to Deshengmen tower to take bus 877 and paid CNY12 per pax (adult and child same price). Journey takes around 1 hour. They will stop at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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January 14, 2019|
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Response from Sasha M | Reviewed this property |
You would have to leave very early from the hotel and would only have a short time at the wall. Not sure of the opening time ... Check on line. But be aware, with all our research before going, some details were different... More
October 11, 2018|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I can't help but you may contact: chinatravelguide they are very good in transportation in China. Hope this will help. Good luck! Linda
September 15, 2018|
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Response from vickis701 | Reviewed this property |
we took a bus from Beijing to the wall - a good two hours is needed once at the wall - depending how busy and what time you get there Rather go to Mutianyu- it is the part of the wall that is closer to the airport - give... More