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Great Wall at Huanghuacheng

60 km (37 miles) N of Beijing, Beijing, China
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Huanghuacheng Great wall is a wild section which is located near a lake and a reservoir, this part of the Wall is called Yellow Flower Fortress and is a good place for hiking.Huanghuacheng Section of the Great Wall is a resort with mountains, lakes and theancient Great Wall. There are very few people to be found here, but it is becomingpopular with hikers.There is a lake and a crescent shaped reservoir nearby. And the lake breaks this sectionof the Great Wall into three segments naturally. Part of the wall is under water and becomes submerged at high tide. So the Huanghuacheng Great Wall is nicknamed "Water Great Wall".The scenery here is unique and will surprise you.
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60 km (37 miles) N of Beijing, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow is all I can say, we walked for about three hours and did not get tired of anything. Sites History and really interesting stories from our guide. Fun shopping in the little local market at the base of the wall, almost got the best...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great day out at the Great Wall of China it is an amazing structure I thoroughly enjoyed the trip to the wall and enjoying seeing the engineering of it it's a must see when in China fantastic tourist attraction not to be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Great Wall was not crowded and touristic at all! We purely enjoyed in calm and very relaxing atmosphere! Perhaps we were just lucky but we didn’t see any foreigners except for us! We got there around noon, only a few people were there! We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes greatwall submerge under the water. Beautiful scenery. Blue clear waters. Climb and walk on the Great Wall. Water sports. Lovely delicious home style chinese cuisines cook in the numerous restaurants outside the entrance to this place. Plenty of guest houses, villas and local ptoduces....More

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

An enjoyable walk with few other tourists on the day we walked (early May). The surface was generally un-refurbished, with crumbling steps and bricks. There are several long and steep sections. Many scenic views.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

Aside from school field trips and corporate team building groups who congregate at the surrounding parks, Huanghuacheng is a crowd-free scenic place to view the Great Wall. Situated on the Wall's only body of water (a reservoir/lake), you can take a sightseeing or high-speed boat...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

The Wild Great Wall hiking tour was everything we hoped for and more! We found the Wild Great Wall Adventures tour company on Trip Advisor. Their website was super helpful at explaining the different areas of the Great Wall, what their strengths and weakness were,...More

1  Thank CAmaris2013
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

featuring the great wall from ming dynasty, this site is easy to explore with beautiful lake scenery. one can take a boat ride across the lake. great for family with older folks and children. one of the less crowded great wall attraction.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

After much debate, decided to go to the part of the wall that has not been as restored. So glad I did. I went on a Thursday morning, arriving around 10 am and encountered only 2 others who were in front of me. On my...More

Thank Sook H
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Wear flat shoes and water. Camera and great opportunity for photos. Take your time climbing and enjoy it. Wrap up well on cold days as its much colder than Beijing during winter.

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iva_hick
16 May 2018|
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after some serious time spent googling, I've found this blog where everything is explained in detailes, even with pictures, on how to get to Zhuangdaokou...so if anyone needs it, here is the link: roamingreece... More
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28 April 2018|
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Actually there is. Some locals who live very close to the Wall may let you walk through their “garden” and guide you to a “private” access to the Wall. Instead of climbing you will walk towards an entrance which is at ground... More
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Mr A
17 April 2018|
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I have visited Huangshan several times on my own (and with friends) and never had any issue. On the website i told you yesterday (the beijinger) there are several tour guides. Average price for the whole day should be around... More
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