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Beijing (北京) Posted by on Jan 17, 2012

The capital city of China, Beijing has a history dating back thousands of years. Every day, hordes of tourists flock to this ancient city to visit its many landmarks. Take a short video tour of Beijing in this video. 北京是中国的首都 – běi jīng shì zhōng guó de shǒu dū Beijing is China’s capital 天安门广场 –…

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Goldilocks and the Three Great Walls (长城) Posted by on Dec 16, 2011

Now that we’ve covered some Great Wall attractions and locations, lets compare and contrast the three most popular greater-Beijing Great Wall locations to find the Great Wall trip that is right for you. We’ll be covering three very different sections of the wall, including: 1) Simatai (司马台), 2) Badaling (八达岭) and 3) Mutianyu (慕田峪). The following is a…

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Great Wall at Mutianyu (慕田峪长城) Posted by on Jan 7, 2011

About 100 km outside of Beijing lies the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall. Representing just one of the many sections of the 6,000+ km long wall, this area is easily accessible from China’s capital city, is not quite as full of tourists as other sites and is restored enough to make the climb up…

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