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Visiting the Mutianyu Great Wall Posted by on Jul 18, 2018

Visiting the Mutianyu Great Wall

Pretty much everyone who comes to China hopes to see the Great Wall on their trip. Chairman Mao himself once famously said “You aren’t a real man until you’ve climbed the Great Wall” (不到长城非好汉 – bù dào cháng chéng fēi hǎo hàn). From Beijing, there are many different options for walking along one of the…

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Great Wall Campout Posted by on Jun 5, 2013

Visitors to China almost always swing through the capital. Beijing is not only a city with thousands of years of history, but it’s also the political and cultural center of China. On the top of most travel itineraries in the “Northern Capital” is a visit to the Great Wall (长城 – cháng chéng). Although you…

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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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