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Mutianyu Great Wall, Beijing

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Exceptionally well preserved and rich in detail, Mutianyu Great Wall offers visitors an iconic view of China's symbolic World Heritage Site and one of the seven man-made wonders of the world. This segment of the wall was originally built in the 6th century CE during the Northern Qi dynasty and has remained unchanged since 1569. The section boasts many watchtowers and is surrounded by a dense forest, which makes for sweeping scenery. Access the wall by climbing the approximately 4,000 steps, riding the chairlift, or taking the gondola lift. To visit Mutianyu Great Wall on your trip to Beijing, use our Beijing trip itinerary maker .
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  • It took an hour and half from downtown Beijing. At Mutianyu we took a shuttle bus and then a cable car to the top of the wall to watchtower 14. The wall wasn't crowded. An incredible structure. We mad...  more »
  • Wow what an amazing walk on the Great Wall of China, amazing view from each look out points along the wall, November weather was fantastic while we were there.  more »
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