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Worth the extra miles

We booked a driver to reach the simatai section of the great wall, unfortunately was during the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Flavio P
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London, United Kingdom
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Recommend!

Worth the extra travel time from Beijing! I think it goes without saying that you shouldn’t visit... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Jessie B
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2 weeks ago
“Worth the extra miles”
20 Aug 2018
“Recommend!”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a driver to reach the simatai section of the great wall, unfortunately was during the golden week sonwe decided to leave around 6.30am to have an head start. When we arrived was already busy but in a acceptable way. We took the tickets...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Worth the extra travel time from Beijing! I think it goes without saying that you shouldn’t visit China without visiting the Great Wall. But after seeing how busy some of the most touristy areas of the wall can be, my friends and I decided to...More

Thank Jessie B
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Ok, So when I think about traveling to China to see some of the incredible things I've heard about, the Great wall is definitely one of them. But I also want to make sure my family has other things to do when they visit. Simatai...More

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 27 December 2017

There are 10 Tower sections from the river to near the top of the hill/mountain that can be walked here. The wall has been preserved up to a point to prevent further damage by the elements and time. 10 sections doesn't sound a lot at...More

Thank Max P
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Left our hotel at 1pm to see water town and sunset at simtai Wall - great day took 1 hour 40 mins to get there from Wangfujing(Novotel) Recommendations/ assistance - We were two of five westerners we saw all day and buying tickets was quite...More

Thank Crystle2015
Reviewed 7 January 2014

China is recreating a mountain Village at the Simitai location of the Great Wall, something similar to, but on a larger scale, than that created at the Terra Cotta Warrior Museum. This is not completed, but open. The entrance fee to the wall and village...More

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