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Address: Luanping County, Luanping County 068250, China
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Jinshanling Great Wall is located in Luanping County, Chengde, Hebei...

Jinshanling Great Wall is located in Luanping County, Chengde, Hebei Province, 80 miles (130 kilometers) northeast of Beijing. It used to be a sound defensive system including barrier walls, battlement walls, watchtowers, gun emplacements, shooting holes, horse blocking walls, and branch cities. Today, it is renowned as the "Paradise of Photographers" and a popular tourist destination because of its magnificent appearance and intoxicating scenery.

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China is full of interesting places to see and things to experience. Maybe the name "Great Wall" makes you feel boring - like, a place full of tourists that go in rows to see... read more

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

China is full of interesting places to see and things to experience. Maybe the name "Great Wall" makes you feel boring - like, a place full of tourists that go in rows to see something they expected to see. Well... Jinshanling Great Wall could surprise you. There are very few tourists, very few sellers - it's just you and... well...... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I met a couple in a small city before go to Beijing and they told me about this part of the Wall. I wasn't sure if I would go there because it was a little complicated. Took a bus from the station in Beijing arrived and a lots of drivers were waiting there. After negotiation one of them took us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

If you wish to experience the Great Wall at its best then Jinshanling is your best option. It has areas of reconstructed wall but also original parts. The views sweep into the distance truly magnificent. It made our trip to China worthwhile on its own.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Avoid Badaling (the most popular section of the wall among tourists) and go to Jinshanling instead if you want to see the Great Wall in its original, unspoiled state, and away from all the noisy tourist groups. This wall is further out of Beijing and takes a couple hours by bus/taxi. I ultimately spent 5hrs hiking along the Jinshanling Great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We went on a private tour with Leo from Beijing Walking Tours (1500RMB excl. entrance fees). We left at about 11am from Beijing by private car with Leo (we went by ourselves to the Summer Palace, read my other review). Driving time on the way there was 2 hours and the return journey about 2.5hrs. Leo is a great guide,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This section of the Great Wall took my breath away! This is an unspoiled section where you can walk for miles and not meet another person. I almost don't want to write about it and keep it to myself! We saw two other people on the wall during the entirety of our snowy November visit. Parts of this section are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Absolutely amazing experience - made all the better by the absence of other people, as it was cold out and had snowed the day before. During the four hours we spent on the wall we only encountered a few maintenance staff. The light dusting of snow, which made some parts a little difficult to climb, provided some beautiful pictures. As... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

It's 2 1/4 hrs from BJ without traffic, but it's worth the (quite nice) drive. You can walk from A to B, which is spectacular. The surrounding is nice. There are few visitors. You must be good on foot as some areas are steep. Bring decent walking shoes - tennis shoes will be fine. Local farmer ladies will accompany you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Its quite high here in places, but its all stairs and restored. there are cable cars for those who can not climb stairs. its beautiful view from up there!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

No words can accurately describe the beauty . We took the long bus trip from Beijing (2.5-3 hrs each way) and it was worth every second.. it was near empty. Our photos are incredible. It is a difficult hike at times, but worth the effort. Absolutely a MUST DO.

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