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The Great Wall of China is considered to be the only man-made project visible from the moon. Although it was once thought to have been built entirely during the Qin Dynasty between 221 and 238 BC, it is now believed to have been started...more
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Reviewed today

I was driven from Beijing center. The road was extremely crowded 7am on Saturday morning, so I'd see if there is a better time, or take the train. The ticket office was not busy when we arrived (~8am), but was by 11am. This is an...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rob J
Reviewed today

The Great Wall of China is something you should not miss. It is expansive and impressive. Climbing it is a challenge and I cannot imagine doing it when it is crowded, raining or snowing. The gift shop needs some items for tourists to purchase but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gail3207
Reviewed yesterday

Badaling is one of the most popular spots among tourists visiting the Great Wall of China. However, if you go during the cold season, it is a lot less crowded compared to other times of the year; therefore it is ok to visit Badaling during...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ekeat79
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's quite difficult to #explore during winter. It was so windy today. And it was a bad day for me. This was my 5th time at #World #Wonder #Great #Wall. My recommendation is to check wind status before visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shanaka R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Take the public bus 877 directly from the station in Beijing to Badaling Great Wall. You but the ticket on board in the bus and the buses leave all the time - no reservation is neccessary(Price one Way 12 RMB). The trip takes from 60-120...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 160majbritts
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a breathtaking experience to walk along the Great Wall. You need to be quite fit as it is a steep climb, many steps and steep incline, you must take care going down as it is very steep and you can fall and tumble down,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing man made wall, feel good when you explore both north and south side of the wall, hard work but paid off in the end!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dsetiawijaya
Reviewed 4 days ago

The guide brought our group here early in the morning to avoid the crowds. Wonderful rebuilt section that can allow anyone to experience this iconic piece of history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DQShaw
Reviewed 5 days ago

Winter is a good time to avoid the crowds since Badaling is probably the most visited wall part. It is sometimes not as cold on the wall as it is in Beijing and climbing makes you warmer. Another good way to avoid crowds is to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TravelingCat22
Reviewed 5 days ago

I wouldn't recommend doing this one at the height of summer. Maybe better in the fall or spring. The climb is very steep, but they have a cable car fort hose who cannot climb. At the top, the view is amazing

Date of experience: March 2018
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15 January 2019|
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Response from SSL920 | Reviewed this property |
Your schedule is too tight to make the trip to the Great Wall. You should leave at 4:30 am, and only be there for a short period of time.
11 October 2018|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I can't help but you may contact: chinatravelguide they are very good in transportation in China. Hope this will help. Good luck! Linda
15 September 2018|
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Response from vickis701 | Reviewed this property |
we took a bus from Beijing to the wall - a good two hours is needed once at the wall - depending how busy and what time you get there Rather go to Mutianyu- it is the part of the wall that is closer to the airport - give... More