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Mutianyu Great Wall

Open today: 07:30 - 17:00
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

We were lucky to have amazing weather so we could even see Beijing from the Wall. This part of wall is leas touristy and we almost had no tourists when we visited. We took the cable car up and down but you can also take...More

Thank tezzzka
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I heard that the Badaling section of the Wall is extremely commercialized and crowded. Hence I chose the Mutianyu section. Did not disappoint. There has been extensive restoration work done in the section by the government and it shows. There are many places for great...More

Thank Venkat G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been to different sections of the Wall before, but this section is the best for the following reasons: - Not too far out of Beijing, about 1.5 hours out. - There are 10+ watch towers that you can choose to walk. Some parts...More

Thank Noholife
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not a lot of people but be carefull of fake taxi drivers who tries to take you to there. They will not leave you until you tell at them

Thank 967itayf
Reviewed yesterday

As part of our tour of China we visited this site, even though it was school holidays the wait to get onto the chairlift was not too bad. You get to see a large section of the wall. Really enjoyed the tour. Beware do Not...More

Thank 509christineb
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a fabulous time we had. Our tour guide collected us from our hotel at 7.00am....to beat the crowds. This was a wonderful idea. After getting there we decided to go to the top via the chair lift, and besides being a fun way to...More

Thank MargnGrah
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Easy trip from Beijing. Fun taking tram up the mountain and of course the toboggan down. Cold beer and Great Wall t-shirts price negotiable at the top. Lines move quickly. Steep climbs so wear steady shoes and start early in the day to avoid the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Mutianyu greatwall was far from my hotel around 2 hours drive. I booked the car to mutianyu great wall and summer palace for RMB 800 via Simonservice.com. Amazing view with mountain and cable price (RMB 100) to go up the greatwall and dropped of at...More

1  Thank Simon C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We chose it for the views, the easy access (up by ski lift and down by toboggan sled) and the less crowded surroundings which allowed us to take photos unhindered albeit it is a bit far from the other more popular section. Go early morning...More

Thank Haihui_ShP
Reviewed 3 days ago

Some friends and I went to this section of the Great Wall. We came here because we heard it was less busy than Badaling and becaus of the slide down. We all took the cable car up to Watch Tower 14 and hiked quite a...More

Thank Melinda O
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Michelle W
23 September 2018|
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Response from Tracy k | Reviewed this property |
We used Catherine Lu tours. We used Kim for 2 city tour days and the wall as well as tomb and it was maybe 800 total. You dont NEED a guide at the wall but they give background and can take pics for you. I would ask how much... More
Michelle W
23 September 2018|
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Response from Dani87S | Reviewed this property |
Our driver was booked through our hotel but cost only 1000 yuan and that was for a full day driving us around temple of heaven and forbidden city and then to the wall and back to hotel. Plus he was English speaking which is... More
Valentina U
20 September 2018|
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Response from likethewind27 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how quickly you walk allow 15-20 minutes from one tower to another. There are steps up and steps down and walking paths that are flat in between each tower. So 9 towers is likely 2-3 hours of walking.