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Mutianyu Great Wall

Mutianyu Road, Huairou District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6162 6022
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In 1368 AD, Mutianyu Great Wall was built by Xu Da who is the main general for Zhuyuanzhang in the Great Wall ruins of Northern Qi Dynasty. Linked to Gubeikou in the east and Juyongguan in the west,the section of the Great Wall is the military hub defensing of the capitalsince ancient times. There are several famous watchtowers such as Zhengguantai, Dajiaolou, Yingfeidaoyang,Jiankou and Beijingjie, which has profound historical and cultural values. Surrounded by the mountains, the Greening rate of the Great Wall reaches 98%, and its scenery is beautiful. Known for its gorgeous scenery, Mutianyu is one of the essence in the Great Wall of Ming Dynasty. Mutianyuhas the characteristics of the fresh air, sided embrasure, peculiar guards, intensive watchtowers, the strong feeling of three-dimensional and the existing of the inside and outside branch. The Closed Tram, Speed slide, the China dream stone sity, the Great Wall hotel, Yisonglou restaurant are constructed inthe tourist area, so its facilities and function are perfect.The tourist area was added to the national 5A scenic spot list by the National Tourism Administration of China in 2011. In June 28, 2014,the Mutianyu Great Wallintegrated tourism service area put into use. The integrated tourism service area, having service functions including a visitor center, the Great Wall Culture Exhibition Center, and catering and tourism souvenirs street,covers an area of 20 acres.In this way, Mutianyu Great Wall will provide a better travel experience for visitors.
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Mutianyu Road, Huairou District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed today

Really fascinating - starting from the ascending cable car to the top, sightseeing on the wall, nature, sightseen, view around... You can stay as long as you like, there is a small shoping shop, cafe, toilet. And for the end it is a fun and...More

Thank taranis_hr
Reviewed yesterday

Great place to visit during winter time, when no tourists are around! We had the wall pretty much to our selves! If you are looking for a great guide to take you, look for Lindas Private Tours! Awesome service, affordable, including english speaking guides. We...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the Great Wall at Mutianyu on a very cold January morning. When we arrived around 9:30am there was no one else in sight. We were able to go up the chairlift without any wait or queue. The wall itself is quite a masterpiece...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent part of the great chinese wall, and you have the choice to walk as far as you like on top of the wall. The way up is in an open cable lift, a little cold in winter, but with a great view. The way...More

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is quite beautiful to walk over it while absorbing the glory and magnificence of the wall and surrounding scenery. It's not overly crowded and have mild-moderate level of difficulty in climbing. Our 4-year old son was able to climb to the top end of...More

Thank Hina F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went second week of Jan and there were few tourists. It was easy to get pictures of the wall with no one in the background. This section of the wall is very well preserved and really looks like what people expect the great wall to...More

Thank Eric C
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall, mid-January 2018. There were not very many other people visiting the wall which allowed for quite an authentic experience. Wear comfortable shoes and dress in layers during the winter months!

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was the recommended part of the Great Wall to visit as it hasn’t been touched up over the years and offers a more natural and historic experience. The Wall has plenty of spots to take photos with killer backdrops. Part of the experience is...More

Thank jasekiz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A visit to the Great Wall was a dream come true, and at the Mutianyu section during winter with very little tourists, the visit was spectacular. You have got to visit the walls to understand the mere size of it. Outstanding attraction.

Thank Vignes C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Been to couple of Great Wall places and liked this place the most. Very picturesque, calm and serene. There are multiple ways to get in the wall. We drove from Beijing and we liked the drive a lot too.

Thank manosijr
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gillian l
14 January 2018|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you take a flight but not in a business day as they are overrated at times fly like on a Thursday or Tuesday .All depends on how much you want to experience plus the time you have you could catch a train... More
13 January 2018|
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Response from Jan6455 | Reviewed this property |
Its quite a way to the wall. Taxis are at the airport and would do it but you can really get a dud deal from a lot of taxi drivers. If I were you I would do a private tour. Go online. There are numerous operators. You will... More
5 January 2018|
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Response from Sam B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes, it's possible. I'd recommend you go left after you get off the chairlift. The section of the wall going right is steeper. Going left is easier walking. Enjoy your trip!