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Great Wall of China, Beijing: 98 reviews and 143 photos

   
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Well I think this must be the No 1 attraction in Beijing and a high percentage of visitors must visit. The scale is hard to comprehend and obviously we only saw a tiny part of it. We were taken to Juyongguan, about one hour from our hotel, a freezing December morning, about -8 degrees C, we were almost the only visitors, in the summer the weather is better but the crowds are huge we were told, we can do cold!!
A warning the steps are uneven and some very steep, to climb anywhere near to the top you need to be pretty fit and surefooted. Almost made it but was about knackered by that time!.
One of life's great must sees I think.

Address: Badaling, Mutianyu, Simatai

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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