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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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What a breathtaking experience to walk along the Great Wall. You need to be quite fit as it is a steep climb, many steps and steep incline, you must take care going down as it is very steep and you can fall and tumble down,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John V
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing man made wall, feel good when you explore both north and south side of the wall, hard work but paid off in the end!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dsetiawijaya
Reviewed 2 days ago

The guide brought our group here early in the morning to avoid the crowds. Wonderful rebuilt section that can allow anyone to experience this iconic piece of history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DQShaw
Reviewed 3 days ago

Winter is a good time to avoid the crowds since Badaling is probably the most visited wall part. It is sometimes not as cold on the wall as it is in Beijing and climbing makes you warmer. Another good way to avoid crowds is to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 3 days ago

I wouldn't recommend doing this one at the height of summer. Maybe better in the fall or spring. The climb is very steep, but they have a cable car fort hose who cannot climb. At the top, the view is amazing

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 690johnf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Too much people crowded the wall. It was even hard to move. There are many other parts of the Great Wall to be chosed. Each of them are a part of the Great Wall. Badaling is the most famous, but I don't think it has...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank FangyiZ6
Reviewed 4 days ago

WOW!! I was blown away by this amazing structure. We went on the gondola to reach it which if you're not as fit as you should be, I recommend. There weren't many people when we went which was great. The views are spectacular. I found...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LouiseH542014
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Walk, climb or chair lifts All options available However, most enjoyable when walking I believe Monday is the best day if clear because no pollutions( most of the industry closed on Sunday)

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank tyagiraj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travelled here with public transport going there with direct train from North of Beijing, coming back with bus. Plus: +Once you are at a relatively empty location, the panaroma is amazing +To step on such an architecture and consider about early times how &why...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GT-martin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly the wall is a spectacular achievement in scale and scope and you see it as an awesome achievement of mankind and the Chinese people. On the other hand it is a steep and uneventful climb , rather mundane and intrinsically a bit underwhelming. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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15 January 2019|
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Response from Sasha M | Reviewed this property |
You would have to leave very early from the hotel and would only have a short time at the wall. Not sure of the opening time ... Check on line. But be aware, with all our research before going, some details were different... More
11 October 2018|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I can't help but you may contact: chinatravelguide they are very good in transportation in China. Hope this will help. Good luck! Linda
16 September 2018|
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Response from vickis701 | Reviewed this property |
we took a bus from Beijing to the wall - a good two hours is needed once at the wall - depending how busy and what time you get there Rather go to Mutianyu- it is the part of the wall that is closer to the airport - give... More