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Address: Badaling, Beijing 102112, China
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The Great Wall of China is considered to be the only man-made project...

The Great Wall of China is considered to be the only man-made project visible from the moon. Although it was once thought to have been built entirely during the Qin Dynasty between 221 and 238 BC, it is now believed to have been started earlier.Stretching more than 6,400 kilometers in length.

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One of the highest place to look around, but very very crowded (april is the month when renovations at the wall take place, every year)

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the highest place to look around, but very very crowded (april is the month when renovations at the wall take place, every year)

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We got bus 877 from Deshengmen (exit B2 from Jishuitan subway station, just follow the signs & crowds) it was manic getting on the bus but only cost 7rbm each & took approx 1hr to get there. There are huge crowds once you get there, don't join the queue when you get off the bus (unless you want to get... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Badaling as part of our tour, what can you say that has not already been said many times. Just go and walk the wall.

Thank Kevin F
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most impressive places in the world, spectacular. Though many thousands of kilometer the Great Wall only few areas can be visited. Schedule the tour in advance.

Thank 78Mik
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing to see and climb. Tough going but the view is so worth it, breathtaking scenic route and steeped quite literally in rich and amazing history. Would totally recommend the visit

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was at the same point of the Great Wall 10 years ago and so many changes within surroundings of Badaling! At least they left the Great Wall untouched! What you need to know, before to go on the great wall, wear a comfortable walking boots / shoes with good sole! There are steep climb in some of wall periods... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I cannot bring a suitable word to appreciate the amount of work put into this with the very preliminary tools of that era! Walking shoes, water, fitness, and one or a couple of mates would be great. There are a lot of people (even Chinese) who visit this amazing beauty on tours, but I thought it was rather waste of... More 

Thank Ali R
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Honestly I was a bit skeptic of the hype that surrounds seeing The Great Wall, however walking along the wall is easily one the best experiences in my life. It's such a surreal experience it's difficult to explain. The size, and beauty of the landscape is unreal. While taking in all there is to offer visually, I was also amazed... More 

Thank Richard P
Newcastle, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited the Badaling wall late in the afternoon on a Saturday. It was not a holiday or anything in China. We parked in Number 1 car park. The wall is a must see item in China. Quite simply it needs to be seen to be believed. Just walking it is an effort, let alone building it! We decided to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Has become very commercialised since the Olympics. On a clear day the opportunity to get great photos is perfect..

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