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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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Beautiful view!

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!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jinshanling is a section of the Great Wall of China located in 125 km northeast of Beijing. Jinshanling section of the wall was built from 1570 during the Ming Dynasty. This section is 10.5 km long, with 5 passes, 67 towers and 3 beacon towers. In my opinion, this is the most beautiful part of the Great Wall of China.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Great Wall from Jinshanling to Simatai West was the high point of our weeklong trip in China (pun intended). We chose this day hike on the Great Wall because it was more remote than other sections and offered hiking on both restored and unrestored sections of the wall. The 120km distance from Beijing made for a lengthy auto journey... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first taste of The Wall was a sunset visit by cable car at Simatai near Gubei Water Town. This day we would hike along 10 kms of the Wall. Doesn't sound so far does it? The wall was steep in places, the surface was uneven. It was very hard work but worth every drop of sweat. The watch towers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the place to go if you only have 1 day to see the great wall. Restored and unimproved sections of the wall are both here, and the mountains and scenery is absolutely stunning. Recommend taking the cable car up and "hiking" down to one of the parking lots. Incredible experience. We used Catherine Lu tours from Beijing and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

After quite a bit of research we opted to go to the Jinshanling section of the wall as it appeared to be far less touristic than other parts near Beijing. The labelled section has however been completely restored within the set walking circuit, which includes the cable car. And, the parking area down on the ground has been built to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We left Beijing at 6.30am on a Saturday morning and we reach at about eight plus ...traffic was wonderful and there were only a few group of people. The toilet are still good near the parking area. The climb was alright and the view was spectacular. We had a lovely time ...after an hour you see more and more people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

You can't believe your eyes once you are there. I looked around, took a deep breath and I said - the view is stunning. I was mesmerized for the next 20 mins that I just barely walked 50 m. In this section of the wall is not crowded as I could see in other sections. Walking 4 hours I saw... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Take the bus from Chengde to Beijing from Chengde East bus station. You have to pay 85Yuan (the full fare to Beijing). Get off after about 1 hour at Jinshaling services (make sure the driver knows you want to get off there). Follow the slip road down and under the highway then up the slip road at the other side,... More 

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