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Jinshanling Great Wall

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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...more
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Chengde Shi, Luanping County 068250, China
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All reviews cable car the bus two hours day trip walk up east gate great walk hour drive avoid the crowds public transport long drive blue skies views are spectacular local guide steep climb ming dynasty private car
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Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Truly an amazing experience. The history, the beauty, the surrounding views were all incredible. I was apprehensive to go on one of these tours... the horror stories of limited time on the Great Wall and detours to tea and jade shops had me worried. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 26 December 2018

Hello Beijing, i come again. last time we went to Mutianyu great wall . we had great day on great wall, and then we want to try different part great wall, we chose jinshanling great wall, we think we had great decisons, even little further...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

This was one of the most magical days of our lives. It was that good. The blue sky, nice temperatures and abundant photo opportunities were incredible. But getting away from the hordes in Beijing and doing this hike in absolute solitude was what made this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We hiked a section for 3-4 hours. It was so beautiful and not at all crowded. We only saw a couple other small groups of people on our entire walk. Several vendors sell unique things on the wall. We even bought chopsticks up there. Really...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sheryl s
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

We hiked 26 towers with David from Wild Great Wall Tours and it was amazing. This is something everyone should do It is not too crowded and the views are amazing. There are parts of the wall that are very steep (up and down) but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

An amazing day trip and the #1 reason to return to Beijing, but this time I would want to stay at the base of the wall in local accommodations. We would love to have spent an additional two days just walking and exploring (or visiting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Decided to go to Jinshaling section of the great wall after reading reviews that it is not as restored compared to Badaling and Mutianyu and offers some ruggedness. Even though on that day the pollution index was high around 240, we still had a pretty...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

unforgettable and awesome. trekked 18km and was the first to reach the end point among my group. Had a buggy local who kept insisting on following me but that was fine. It's less crowded and very worth the climb. Loved it! travelled in 2014

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank neocamui
Reviewed 20 October 2018

It was our first visit to Beijing and we had read about the crowds at the other sections of the wall. So we booked a guide for the Jinshanling section and we were not disappointed. Beautiful sections of the wall scale the mountains, relatively empty...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Semi_Clueless_Travel
Reviewed 17 October 2018

WOW. What an amazing place to visit. Absolutely stunning section of the great wall. I went to badaling last time i went to beijing a couple years ago and it was terrible. Strongly recommend going here instead. The scenery around the wall was stunning and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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joby m
6 August 2018|
Response from xiaopao275 |
No,cable car is better choice
13 July 2018|
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Response from Ama2012374 | Reviewed this property |
When we visited, all the food shops were closed. We regretted not having brought some fruit or nuts for energy on the go. I would certainly check with your guide before you start whether or not they know places to stop and... More