Pictures of Great Wall in Beijing
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.
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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Questions & Answers on Pictures of Great Wall in Beijing
Asked by Curtis
from UNITED STATES | Jul. 05, 2011 12:10Reply
How did they pack the dirt down so hard from the tall wall?
How did they they pack the dirt down to four inches tall? Because Its almost imposible for me to pack dirt down to 1 foot, when its 2 feet tall!
Answered by Jerry
from CHINA | Jul. 06, 2011 20:04
They have special tool to do that, but just not as modern as we use today.
Asked by Mr.czekalski
from USA | Feb. 22, 2011 15:59Reply
Where is the location of the Great Wall that has cable car ride up the mountain for an aerialview of the wall? Is it open in February for the cable car ride ?
Answered by Mr.Qi
| Feb. 22, 2011 19:54
You should go to Beijing. Mutianyu and Badaling sections of the Great Wall have cable car. It is available in Feb.
Asked by Mr.SATHATHULLA.C1
from INDIA | Oct. 30, 2010 05:26Reply
WHAT IS THE TOTAL EXPENSIVE TO BUILD THE WALL? AND WHAT IS THE PRESENT COST
Answered by Mr.Qi
| Oct. 31, 2010 01:41
No one can tell its cost, I think. People spend more than a thousand years, countless workers and money to built it. Impossble to give a specific number to show its value.