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Great Wall at Jiayuguan Pass

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The strategic outpost at the western end of the Great Wall is the best-preserved pass.
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Southwest of Jiayuguan, Jiayuguan 735100, China
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Weather in early October was perfect. Crowded, but not too bad. Stairs...many and steep. But so worth it. Just had a total knee replacement 9 months prior, and hit the wall with no problems...thats because i was aggressive in my therapy. My 85yr old mom...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

As mentioned in many reviews, the restoration went too far. Nevertheless, worth the visit. Climb to the top, if you are in shape!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mogolan
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Lets start with the good part. Thats the beginning of the wall and you are close to Mongolia. The view at the top of the tower looking north is good.But I think the restauration went too far and it looks like the wall was built...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This ism favourite part of the Great wall of China and I recommend one should climb to the top of the last point of the wall but take is slow.

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This great wall was part of oldest built during Qin, Ming & Han Dynasty. Its called overhanging great wall because when view from top of mountain, it just look like hanging rope among the cliffs.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Diong 丽
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

It’s such a shame that the authorities taper down any genuine parts of the wall and replace it with a concrete Disney like replacement. Show us the original and sensitive reconstructions. The restorations detract from the real history which seems to have been overlooked

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Clarky57
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The Xuanbi Great Wall, nearby Jiayuguan, is a significant disappointment, especially if you have been at the Great Wall locations by Beijing. The overly restored great wall appears almost fake, as if it was purpose built on the location as an attraction (especially with the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank bjnomads
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

It had been my dream for quite a while to see the Great Wall by myself, and it came true on 16 October 2017. It was an impressive structure, and it was unbelievable that they built it for 6700 kilometres long! A ticket was required...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank khuzaimi2015
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This part of the wall is restored and easy to access up some stairs however it goes up very high for those who wish to climb

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

The area where the western end of Great Wall is supposed to end is a very nice mounty area. Sets of tower on the tops, and connecting wall in between- A walk over there is pretty nice, it takes approximately one hour. The minus is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Paolo P
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10 April 2018|
Response from kathy_rodgers | Reviewed this property |
I dont know. There are buildings and places to eat around the area.