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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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The Great Wall is one of the premier tourist attractions in the world. Still, it's a bit of a buzz kill to learn that it was all rebuilt recently. The place is well organized for tourists. It requires a fair amount of walking, but even...More
Great section- amazing history! A little “expectation vs reality”- all the pictures you see, the crowds are in fact large. Go when it’s not that hot out & wear good shoes with tread. Can be very steep in some places, gets slick when wet &...More
We were on a tour and the crowds were large but not uncomfortable.
The history is wonderful.
The trek up to the different pagodas/fortress can be very tiring. It didn’t help that the temp was 38C that day
Be prepared to walk on very uneven...More
All the previous reviews have pretty much covered it all, except my opinion is to go in the early afternoon, and on a week day and then you might get lucky and the wall won’t be crowded. This is what we did, we took a...More
The wall is located about 90 minutes from Beijing. It is about 300 stairs to the top. The day we were there it was 98 degress. Any physical conditions will make the climb difficult it not impossible. That said, it is still worth going. The...More
We were not disappointed. This wall is an amazing sight as it stretches into the distance. The highlight of our trip to walk a small section of it. The steps are a little steep in places and with the crowds you have to watch where...More
We had a good experience with Beijing Layover Tours, and we saw the Great Wall & Central Beijing. Depending your available time you can customize to see whatever you want. Our tour guide Herbie Ho was excellent (he is at... More
We had a good experience with Beijing Layover Tours, and we saw the Great Wall & Central Beijing. Depending your available time you can customize to see whatever you want. Our tour guide Herbie Ho was excellent (he is at TourBeijingWithHerbie).
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Our tickets were bought thru Viking cruises. There was a ticket center there on site. You’d need to buy both the ticket to get up as well as to use the funicular to go down. Enjoy your trip-it’s outstanding!