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Mutianyu Great Wall

Open today: 07:30 - 18:00
Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Admission Ticket
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Beijing Mutianyu Great Wall Admission Ticket
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In 1368 AD, Mutianyu Great Wall was built by Xu Da who is the main general for Zhuyuanzhang in the Great Wall ruins of Northern Qi Dynasty. Linked to Gubeikou in the east and Juyongguan in the west,the section of the Great Wall is the military hub...more
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Mutianyu Road, Huairou District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed today via mobile

About a 1.5 hour drive from the Beijing Airport is Mutianyu. There are several shops at the bottom and a few restaurants. We took a ski lift chair up to the wall. Once at the wall we were able to go in either direction on...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mrkbd13
Reviewed today via mobile

It has been a lifelong dream to visit the Great Wall and this section did not disappoint! I finished the visit covered in sweat, leg muscles burning and a big smile on my face. The cable car trip up to the section of the wall...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

The sheer size of this wall is incredible. We were lucky to have a very nice day. I could imagine that walking on the wall in the rain is not completely safe.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andreameier
Reviewed yesterday

Rode the cable car up to the 14th tower then walked to the 6th. Take the toboggan down, you won't regret it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LPDiane
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Give yourself 4-5 hours here if you want to walk the most of it or the entire way. Lots of restaurants at the base to fill you up. We took the chairlift and slide down....it's cheaper with the 2 way discount as it's operated by...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BertSG
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Bit of a climb, but it is definitely worth it. You can take a cable car up for a reasonable price as well. Great views when it isn’t too smoggy!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my second trip to the Great Wall and would go again in a heartbeat. Words really can't describe the amazing views and depth of man-power, ingenuity, and sheer expansiveness of the Wall. If asked to describe the wall with 3 words I'd use...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mslovemoney
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very impressive!!! Extremely wonderful!!! Great walk and truly enjoy the beautiful scenery! No matter how high the mountains there will be one tower that beyond reach. The only drawback in the distances which took almost 2 hours to reach. Apart from that, trip to Beijing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank BaconYap
Reviewed 3 days ago

I think this site has the best of both world for the tourist. The bus ride in to the Wall is quite picturesque and pleasant, they dropped us at our future lunch venue and then we walked up to the wall. You have the choice...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 3 days ago

WHAAOOOO. The GREAT WALL, what an experience everyone must have. It was just awesome. Whatever you imagine it to be multiply by 1000's and you might get close. It was easily by a long shot the best high light of the trip. An image that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael G
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7 December 2018|
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Response from yenligoh | Reviewed this property |
Might b rather strenuous as we talking vast distances between one destination to the next in bitter cold China. Would b tiring for young children.
24 October 2018|
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Response from yqyq | Reviewed this property |
We opted 14-20 area, on the left side. Nice scene here, unsure about the 1 - 6 as too tired to cover that area. Pack more water and some snacks while you are there. Bottle water cost RMB 20 - 30 there while you easily can... More
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21 October 2018|
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we booked a car service from carservicebeijing with a good deal. 4 people share the price.