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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
+86 10 6162 6022
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beijing was relatively warm (for December) during our visit so we weren't too concerned with cold when we went out to the Great Wall at Mutianyu. Turns out the wall can be significantly colder than the city, especially when the wind picks up. So be...More

Thank PetersonAdventures
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s cold in December, but still worth the trip because the Great Wall is breath taking , absolutely amazing.

Thank Anni M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stepping on the Great wall was a milestone. The cable car is a lifeline since you can save that energy for walking in the Wall. 👍👍

Thank Tanvi S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were very glad we decided to go Mutianyu instead of Badaling. It was far less crowded, and you can take a slow stroll and take wonderful pictures! Getting there takes quite a bit of time though. Take mrt to Dongzhimen station, then exit and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited during winter buy we were blessed with clear sky. Though it was -8 degree celsius, we could still enjoy the scenery, the sky ride and the toboggan ride.

Thank JOyce L
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's very tiring but it's worth it. It's about 2.5 hrs travel from the city. We took the Cable car to reach the Tower 5 because the option is to climb the stairs for 1 hr. It cost us Yuan 120. On the way back,...More

Thank Manolito M
Reviewed 3 days ago

You will understand why the Great Wall is a wonder of the world after visiting Mutianyu. I would suggest if you feel adventurous to take the chairlift up and toboggan down (Michelle Obama did it if thats any relief for those of you who might...More

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you go in December and arrive at 820am you will have the wall to yourself!! But!! Bring really good winter apparel and boots!!!

Thank Extorsys
Reviewed 3 days ago

Mutianyu is one of the best choice to explore the Great Wall for young people since the wall is completely renovated and full of kiosk to buy/drink something. The mountains's view is fantastic and it is possible to shoot very beautiful landscape from the highest...More

Thank marchese1985
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went solo to this wall with travel agent company. They picked me & other travelers one by one from several Beijing hotel starting 6:30 morning and we were at wall at 9:00. It gave us 3-4 hours of time at wall with lot of...More

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9 December 2017|
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Response from Anni M | Reviewed this property |
I am pretty sure you need visa. They check my visa everyday, even in hotel and going into forbidden city
23 November 2017|
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Response from William C | Reviewed this property |
If you’re in good shape, go North all the way to 20! North climb is higher and more challenging. Views just get better the higher you go. The South is easier, downhill. Toboggan run is fun, but who wants a carnival ride... More
9 November 2017|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
You will have to haggle - a taxi might not be your best option - there will be lots of people near the taxi stands that will offer you rides all over Beijing and The Wall. Do not pay more than 750 RMB to get to the Wall and... More