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Spectacular. You can either walk up or take the tram. It depends on what you would like to do. The walk (north) on the wall and the tram end at basically the same place. At 350lbs, I made the mistake of walking. I fell once,...More
My friends and I hired a guide to bring us through the museum. She spoke English, and everything she said seemed very rehearsed, but she was very enthusiastic.
I would definitely visit the museum before trekking up the Great Wall. The museum is air conditioned...More
It was full of school kids like every attraction we went to in China. But the museum was clean, bright and had lots of info about the wall. The museum is included in the price of your ticket to the Great wall.
Typical in China, the vendors are relentless. They expect to haggle and they are AGGRESSIVE. I just walked out. They would not even give me time to think and browse. If you like to barter, our guide recommended cutting their price in half and going...More