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Mutianyu Great Wall
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Great Wall of China at Mutianyu Full-Day Tour Including Lunch from Beijing
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Private Mutianyu Great Wall Trip with English-Speaking Driver
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One Day Bus Tour: Mutianyu Great Wall Visiting With Lunch Inclusive
Ranked #1 of 1,608 things to do in Beijing
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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 defensing of the capitalsince ancient times. There are several famous watchtowers such as Zhengguantai, Dajiaolou, Yingfeidaoyang,Jiankou and Beijingjie, which has profound historical and cultural values. Surrounded by the mountains, the Greening rate of the Great Wall reaches 98%, and its scenery is beautiful. Known for its gorgeous scenery, Mutianyu is one of the essence in the Great Wall of Ming Dynasty. Mutianyuhas the characteristics of the fresh air, sided embrasure, peculiar guards, intensive watchtowers, the strong feeling of three-dimensional and the existing of the inside and outside branch. The Closed Tram, Speed slide, the China dream stone sity, the Great Wall hotel, Yisonglou restaurant are constructed inthe tourist area, so its facilities and function are perfect.The tourist area was added to the national 5A scenic spot list by the National Tourism Administration of China in 2011. In June 28, 2014,the Mutianyu Great Wallintegrated tourism service area put into use. The integrated tourism service area, having service functions including a visitor center, the Great Wall Culture Exhibition Center, and catering and tourism souvenirs street,covers an area of 20 acres.In this way, Mutianyu Great Wall will provide a better travel experience for visitors.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift
London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Luckily I had excellent weather - got there early so avoid the crowds then relaxed in the sustainable business called The Old Schoolhouse down in the village where I had an excellent lunch with views of the wall.

Visited June 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Well worth a trip”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

We are not the fittest of people but climbed up to one of the high stations stopping regularly. You can buy water up there on the wall which surprised me. The views are spectacular and it was really special to stand on the Great Wall itself.

Visited June 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Wall Destination”
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Being able to experience the Great Wall within a few hours drive of Beijing, it is worth heading to Mutianyu for the views and fun toboggan ride down the hill upon completion of your walking/climbing the wall. The chair lift ride up and down and/or walking down makes this location a great option for all types of travelers.

Visited June 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Easy to get to, nice views, pick time to visit”
Reviewed 15 June 2014

I went on a small group trip early one Sunday morning. This seemed like a good time to go as we had the wall pretty much to ourselves as we walked out, while it was a lot busier coming back. The extra for the chairlift and slide down is worth it as you avoid a trek up and jump ahead of a lot of big groups arriving on foot.

Visited September 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“fantastic!”
Reviewed 15 June 2014

liked the cable cars - view from the wall in all directions is unforgettable!
bit aggressive sales men all around

Visited May 2014
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