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Mutianyu Great Wall
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Ranked #1 of 1,626 things to do in Beijing
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

A must see site! It was a beautiful day, chilly but clear. The chair lift a great ride but the toboggan run down even better. What a wonderful experience!

Thank Donna P
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Hired a driver and went to the wall. Great trip but scary chair lift to get to the top. Walking the wall was tiring but well worth the effort.

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I went to the Mutianyu section of the wall on a group tour. We only walked a short while so I hired a car and went back to walk to the tower at the top of the steps, (21 or 22). It was amazing. The steps are steep, but you will feel great after walking it. I took a cable car up to the wall and they have shops and restaurants at the bottom. I thought it was moderately crowded. Go in the spring or sooner because it was hot on my second day.

Thank MichelleDtx
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The Great Wall is amazing. Plan to walk and climb stairs extensively. I did not make it to the very end of this section but I am almost 64 and out of shape. The air quality is really bad in China and it takes it's toll here too. It was the best part of my trip to China. Take your time and don't rush. Photography is excellent and some of the little nooks and crannies are worth the stop along the way up. Take plenty of water and wear good walking shoes.This may be difficult for small children and I saw plenty of them being carried.

Thank sandygreenberg
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

We stayed in Beijing for five nights - 23rd to 28th March. During our stay, our Exo travel guide was Sandy and our driver was Mr Wang.

Sandy was an excellent guide. The information she provided gave us real insight on all the attractions we visited and made the history come to life. Her stories about the Last Emperor and the Dragon Lady are lasting memories for me of Beijing. Sandy was very personable and went out of her way to make our stay easy and enjoyable.

Mr Wang was a master of navigating the Beijing traffic and transported us safely and efficiently throughout our journeys.

If you travel to Beijing and are looked after by Sandy and Mr Wang, you will be in safe hands!

Thank clarkejm
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