How much do you know about Great Wall of China?

There is a famous Chinese saying “He who does not reach the great wall is not a true man”. I know when you travel in China, the first thing comes to your mind will be hiking on Great Wall.

But, how much do you know about it? Do you think it just located in Beijing? If you have limited understanding about this wonder, please follow my blog and read some details about Great Wall of China.

Great Wall of China

Stretch of Great Wall

Actually, the Great Wall of China stretches from Liaoning province through Hebei province, Tianjin, Beijing, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Shaanxi, and Ningxia to Gansu province within the country of China.

History of Great Wall

In Chinese history, the Great Wall was built at different times by different emperors. The first Great Wall began at Qin Dynasty from 221 BC, through Second Great Wall and Third Great Wall and in Ming Dynasty (1367-1644 BC) the Fourth Great Wall was built.


Most Visited Sites of Great Wall

The Great Wall is rather long, so choose your favorite section to hike on it.

Map of Great Wall

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Mutianyu Great Wall
Mutianyu is slightly further than Badaling, equally well restored; less crowded, and has greener and more scenic surroundings. Cable cars are available.

Mutianyu Great Wall

Badaling & Juyongguan Great Wall
Badaling and Juyongguan are nearest Beijing, and these two are among the most crowded sections of the Great Wall. Buses are well connected Badaling with Beijing Tiananmen Square.

Badaling Great Wall

Simatai Great Wall
This is the most authentic part of Great Wall. The wall here is of original construction unlike Badaling.

Simatai Great Wall

China Discovery’s Customers on Great Wall

In their two weeks’ tour, Gina and her friends chose Beijing as their first destination and hiked the Great Wall of China. Cool sisters!

Gina and Her Friend on Great Wall

This Lindsay Smith and her husband were on Great Wall. They had AMAZING time in China and how incredible and accommodating their guides were. It was completely stress-free and we enjoyed every moment of the trip!

Tour Great Wall with China Discovery

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