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Great Wall at Huanghuacheng

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Address: 60 km (37 miles) N of Beijing, Beijing, China
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Located near a lake and a reservoir, this part of the Wall is called Yellow...

Located near a lake and a reservoir, this part of the Wall is called Yellow Flower Fortress and is a good place for hiking.

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Private Hiking Day Tour: Huanghuacheng Great Wall from Beijing including Lunch

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Gorgeous views, romantic

I've been doing research for a while which part of the wall to visit, and at the end decided to choose Huanghuacheng. There wasn't a lot of information about this place and it's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Kirov, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've been doing research for a while which part of the wall to visit, and at the end decided to choose Huanghuacheng. There wasn't a lot of information about this place and it's not as popular as some other parts of the wall. I was a little bit nervous that it will be a waste of time, but it really... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean! Very enjoyable! Good walking shoes are required! Walk on the Wall, views are fantastic! Lots of tourists!

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Thank DanaDancer
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a private tour with Lily through Viator, guide and driver were amazing, very knowledgeable. The Great Wall and scenery were stunning. It was a foggy autumn day which added a mysterious feel and drew only few visitors. The hike on the wall leads across a mountain, offering scenic views of rural valleys and a reservoir. I recommend good... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pro: Very few people visit this section. I went on weekdays. Met only about 10-15 people visiting. The view is breathtaking. It is also the only section with double wall. The entrance fee is 5 RMB. Con: no public transport. Need to hire a car. No wheelchair accessible.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed overnight at the Summer Palace to avoid the traffic in Beijing and were picked up there by Wild Great Wall to go to Huanghuacheng to hike. Its about 45 minutes to an hour to get there which meant we did not have to get up before dawn. In fact as the hie is about 4 hours long, have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The drive out from Beijing takes around 2 hours and is quite rural. The beauty of the wall here is the stunning landscape with high mountain ridges overlooking a pristine lake. Parts of the wall are off limits due to degradation but there is a relatively short and stepp climb through 3 watch towers. The view from the top watch... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Loved this area, stats with a boat trip on Lake above dam, wow magestic,the area around a lake, plus the chestnut Grove were lovely, then the climb up the wall thru many centry posts, fantastic views, and only a few people around, very clean area,could have stayed all day,

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is definitely the area of the wall to go to. It was a clear day and no smog which is amazing for Beijing so we had amazing views. It's tough in places so some hiking experience would be good. Would recommend a guide to get there or a private vehicle but the wall itself can be done without.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Out of this world. The Great Wall of China is a must do atraction. You will thoroughly enjoy visiting this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

If you do nothing else in China this is a must whether you climb only one tower or many, you cannot fail to marvel at this attraction and wonder how it was built. It is not often you visit a wonder of the world but this was awesome - No 1 in China !!

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