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Mutianyu Great Wall

Mutianyu Road, Huairou District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6162 6022
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In 1368 AD, Mutianyu Great Wall was built by Xu Da who is the main general for Zhuyuanzhang in the Great Wall ruins of Northern Qi Dynasty. Linked to Gubeikou in the east and Juyongguan in the west,the section of the Great Wall is the military hub defensing of the capitalsince ancient times. There are several famous watchtowers such as Zhengguantai, Dajiaolou, Yingfeidaoyang,Jiankou and Beijingjie, which has profound historical and cultural values. Surrounded by the mountains, the Greening rate of the Great Wall reaches 98%, and its scenery is beautiful. Known for its gorgeous scenery, Mutianyu is one of the essence in the Great Wall of Ming Dynasty. Mutianyuhas the characteristics of the fresh air, sided embrasure, peculiar guards, intensive watchtowers, the strong feeling of three-dimensional and the existing of the inside and outside branch. The Closed Tram, Speed slide, the China dream stone sity, the Great Wall hotel, Yisonglou restaurant are constructed inthe tourist area, so its facilities and function are perfect.The tourist area was added to the national 5A scenic spot list by the National Tourism Administration of China in 2011. In June 28, 2014,the Mutianyu Great Wallintegrated tourism service area put into use. The integrated tourism service area, having service functions including a visitor center, the Great Wall Culture Exhibition Center, and catering and tourism souvenirs street,covers an area of 20 acres.In this way, Mutianyu Great Wall will provide a better travel experience for visitors.
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Mutianyu Road, Huairou District, Beijing, China
+86 10 6162 6022
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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of walking but worth it. We arrived around 9:30am and thankfully it wasn’t very busy. However, upon departure there were lineups galore. Be prepared for lots of up and down walking, small steps and remember to bring some water and an energy bar or...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Mutianyu great wall is great with kids, with friends even with grandma and grandpa - you can choose how you want to explore it and how intense you want to experience it. With kids I recommend to either hike up from one of the villages...More

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Reviewed yesterday

A must see when you are in Beijing. Easily accessible, only one hour and half from city center. You have the chance to reach the wall either by cable chairs or by cable car. To go down you have also the option of sliding. The...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed Mutinya section of Great Wall during Chinese New Year. Even though public holiday was not too crowded & has beautiful views.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the muytianu section of the great wall on Feb 17th with our 3 year old. Not many people, it was easy to explore. Our 3 year old walked most of the way from section 6 to 14. Views are incredible and the experience...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As imagined, the views were like the many photos I’ve seen. The journey starts with a 10 minute walk form the parking lot to the ticket center. You can decide to walk, take a ski lift, or take a cable car to the top of...More

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed walking every step of this historical site. Just know if you go uo the gondola you must return by the gondola or you have to pay extra to ride down the chair lift like we did. It was worth it though.

Thank Gina L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Perfect time to visit. Cold but very few tourists. Went during the spring festival and had it all to ourselves

Thank Darryl Y
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took a day tour that had us on top of the wall by early afternoon. The sun was high and it was warm even though the morning temperature in Beijing was hovering around 0 Celsius. The wall had few tourists on this section so...More

Thank Isaac_Spencer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The attraction management offers 3 different options to access the Great Wall of china. Accompanied by small markets and other outlets and the architecture resembles ancient Chinese houses and roads.They will the guests to the foot of the mountain on bus and from there we...More

Thank Vishal R
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Lulu T
29 January 2018|
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Response from Tracey401 | Reviewed this property |
Hello. The wall is flat but steep in places and then there are stairs with no hand rails anywhere. For an unfit person it can be a bit of a task but if its something you are really wanting to do go to the highest chairlift... More
gillian l
14 January 2018|
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I would suggest you take a flight but not in a business day as they are overrated at times fly like on a Thursday or Tuesday .All depends on how much you want to experience plus the time you have you could catch a train... More
13 January 2018|
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Response from Jan6455 | Reviewed this property |
Its quite a way to the wall. Taxis are at the airport and would do it but you can really get a dud deal from a lot of taxi drivers. If I were you I would do a private tour. Go online. There are numerous operators. You will... More