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Jinshanling Great Wall

Luanping County, Luanping County 068250, China
+86 314 883 0222
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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 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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Luanping County, Luanping County 068250, China
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"cable car"
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"the bus"
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"day trip"
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"two hours"
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"walk up"
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"great walk"
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"east gate"
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"hour drive"
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"avoid the crowds"
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"long drive"
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"blue skies"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a city bus number 1,5,15 or 19 to the west bus station (汽车西站). From here you can take a minibus to the LuanPing town. The bus supposed to go every hour. There is a time schedule but it's pretty casual. We wanted to take...More

Thank Lucie Š
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were scared after reading the reviews and unsure whether we could do the hike. When arriving, we found the following: There is an easy hike from the ticket check to the top of the wall. We thought it would be super hard and had...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This part of the Great Wall was majestic beyond expectation. We arrived early, to avoid the heat of the day, and enjoyed three or four hours walking without encountering more than a handful of other visitors. The scale of the labour involved in construction is...More

Thank Ama2012374
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As everyone else has already raved, this is a very sparsely visited part of the wall. We went on a Friday and must have encountered at most 30 others visiting. Don't plan to go when the weather is hot and sunny because you will absolutely...More

Thank soulbiker
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

We visited three sections of the Great wall on our recent visit to China and this had to be the best section. Totally uncrowded and gloriously peaceful you could just take in the stunning scenery and the beauty of the wall in this section It...More

Thank Simon H
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I took a tour to visit the sites of China in clouding the great wall. This section is unbelievable, very few people here along the old sections which still need repair, was good to see both parts of the wall. I even paid for a...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Hassle free day trip from Beijing with buss to service area, hop in the free shuttle to the gate. Very few people hike the wall, made the view of the wall and surrounding more enjoyable. I had a very memorable hike here. For those who...More

Thank Dwiyani C
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

This section of the great wall is amazing for photography where one can easily get a shot of a long stretch of the wall with no crowd. Some stamina required to hike this section. However do take note that information on the cable car operation...More

Thank Jocelyn T
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

We hiked this part of the Great Wall in early April. Two days earlier it had been unseasonably cold, and we saw the remains of the snow/ice in many places but we had a beautiful day - 18 degree C, blue skies and sun shining....More

Thank Jannnab
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Did organized walk through Chinahighlights. Well organised, planned and executed. Got there early doors. Very few people, small group. Atmosphere, weather and views were fantastic. Got some excellent pics and exercise :-) Would thoroughly recommend. Nice section of wall too.

Thank Werubean
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sporetravel01
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
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Kabila T
7 January 2018|
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Response from Rynalau | Reviewed this property |
Make sure that this section is open, I heard that there were renovation works going on. Your hotel/hostel might be able to check this information. I went twice to Jinshanling during the winter, but I was never able to find... More
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