Pictures of Great Wall in Beijing

The well-preserved sections of the Great Wall in Beijing are China's most famous tourist sites. These sections are mainly the remains from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), an era of tremendous construction. The mainly sections include Badaling, Simatai, Jinshanling, Mutianyu, Gubeikou, Huanghuacheng and Jiankou (Arrow Nock).  Detailed information about Great Wall in Beijing Travel Guide

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The Badaling Great Wall, located in Yanqing County, Beijing, is one part of Chinese ancient military fortification system and a very important gateway of the Ming (1368-1644) Wall.
Situated in the Badaling Great Wall scenic area, China Great Wall Museum presents an all-round view about the history, military purposes, architectural features, economy effects, culture, art and present situations of these walls by displaying cultural relics, photographs and pottery figurines.

The Mutianyu Great Wall, located in Huairou around 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Beijing, was endowed with a long history. It connects Juyongguan Pass on the west and the Guibeikou on the east.

The Jinshanling section lies on the boundary between Luanping County of Hebei Province and Miyun Coutny of Beijing. It is the best preserved section with many original features.
The Jiankou Great Wall is situated in the mountain ridge of Xiazhazi Village, Huairou, Beijing. It's an important section and regarded as one of the most dangerous sections of the Ming's wall.
Simatai (59)
The Simatai Great Wall is celebrated for its steepness, queerness and intactness. It lies in Gubeikou Town, northeast of Miyun County, 120 kilometers (74 miles) from Beijing.

The Jinshanling and Simatai are relatively precipitous and dangerous, however, hiking from Jinshanling to Simatai will make tourist feel the reality of the wall, such as tumbledown walls, interrupted stone steps and broken towers.

As a renowned pass of China Great Wall, the Juyongguan Pass was enlisted in the World Heritage Directory in 1987 as a national cultural protection unit.
The Huanghuacheng Great Wall is located in Huairou, Beijing, about 60 kilometers (37 miles) from the downtown of Beijing. Each summer, the village under the Huanghuacheng is immersed in a sea of yellow wild flowers.
Strethcing for more than 25 miles (40 kilometers), Gubeikou consists of Wohushanand Panlongshan. It occupies an strategically important location between Shanhaiguan Pass and Juyongguan Pass.

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