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Huanghuacheng Great Wall Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in architecture, Culture, environment, history, Leisure, sightseeing, travel

A great day trip out of Beijing is a visit to Huanghuacheng Great Wall (黄花城 – huáng huā chéng) – the “Yellow Flower Wall.” The name for this section of the Great Wall comes from the wild flowers that bloom here in the summer.

Huanghuacheng Great Wall

The beautiful “Water Great Wall.”

It’s also known as the “Water Great Wall” (水长城 – shuǐ cháng chéng) because it’s surrounded by a lake and a reservoir. Check out some highlights of a great day hiking the Great Wall in this short video!

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About the Author:sasha

Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.


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